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Species: Tetramorium bulawayense   Forel, 1913 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Tetramorium bequaerti r. bulawayensis Forel, 1913a PDF: 119 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: Zimbabwe (“Rhodesia”): Bulawayo, (15).ii.1913 (G. Arnold). Primary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC, MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1917 PDF: 282 (q.)
Subspecies of Tetramorium bequaerti: Arnold, 1917 PDF: 281; Santschi, 1918b PDF: 122 (in key); Wheeler, 1922: 894; Emery, 1924f PDF: 280; Arnold, 1926 PDF: 243 (in key).
Status as species: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 326 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 405; Hita Garcia et al., 2013 PDF: 217.
Material of the unavailable name Tetramorium bequaerti bruni mashona referred here by Bolton, 1980 PDF: 326.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Acacia Closed Woodland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected at 937 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1912-03-23 00:00:00.0 and 2015-01-24 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011742; Syntype: sam-ent-011743; syntype of Tetramorium bulawayense: casent0901250, casent0909125



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