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Species: Tetramorium dichroum   Santschi, 1932 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Tetramorium solidum st. dichroum Santschi, 1932b PDF: 388 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: South Africa: Kimberley (Power). Primary type depositories: NHMB, SAMC. Primary type specimens: CASENT0915004, SAM-ENT-0011758. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Tetramorium peringueyi: Prins, 1973 PDF: 11 (redescription).
Status as species: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 245 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 406; Mbanyana et al., 2018 10.5852/ejt.2018.454 PDF: 19.

Taxon Page Images:

photo © Nicky van Berkel, Krakeel River, Eastern Cape

// Distribution

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in trees, 1 times found in Clay soil, 1 times found in Dolerite koppie, 1 times found in Fynbos, 1 times found in Karoo.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in soil under 4 stones.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times By Hand, 2 times Pitfall Trap, 1 times seed harvester, superficially excavated, 1 times Turning over rocks.

Elevations: collected from 500 - 1280 meters, 662 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1922-12-31 00:00:00.0 and 2015-10-27 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011758; syntype of Tetramorium solidum dichroum: casent0915004



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