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Species: Strumigenys serrula   Santschi, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Strumigenys lujae var. serrula Santschi, 1910c PDF: 390 (w.) CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Strumigenys (Trichoscapa): Santschi, 1913b PDF: 258 (in key).
Combination in Serrastruma: Brown, 1952e PDF: 81.
Combination in Pyramica: Bolton, 1999 PDF: 1673.
Raised to species: Santschi, 1911c PDF: 361
Senior synonym of Strumigenys uelensis: Brown, 1952e PDF: 81
See also: Bolton, 1983 PDF: 349; Bolton, 2000: 317
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in Primary Forest, 3 times found in tropical wet forest, 14 times found in rainforest, 10 times found in Shade coffee, 9 times found in Coffee/Banana, 5 times found in moist evergreen forest, 2 times found in Equatorial rainforest, 1 times found in swamp forest, 3 times found in Grassland, 1 times found in mature swamp forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times Leaf litter, 3 times sifted leaf litter, 13 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 7 times sifted litter, 4 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times under bark of rotten log, 2 times dans nid de rat, 2 times sous bambou, 1 times on low vegetation, 2 times litter, 1 times ex. rotten log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 20 times Pitfall, Baits, Litter sieving/Winkler, Aspirator, 8 times Winkler, 3 times Winkler sifter, 4 times Pitfall trap, 12 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 7 times Litter Sieving + Winkler, 5 times 10 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 1 times search, 1 times 10 Maxi Winkler,, mixed samples, 2 times Tamisage, 1 times 15 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 2500 meters, 1120 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1919-11-01 and 2019-11-12

Type specimens: syntype of Strumigenys serrula: casent0912840; syntype of Strumigenys uelensis: casent0912841

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