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Species: Tetramorium dumezi   Menozzi, 1942 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium simillimum var. dumezi Menozzi, 1942a PDF: 177 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: Democratic Republic of Congo (“Congo”): St Gabriel (H. Kohl). Primary type depository: MRAC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Tetramorium simillimum isipingense dumezi Forel, 1916; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Wheeler, 1922: 904; Emery, 1924f PDF: 279.
Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 407
Senior synonym of Tetramorium dumezi Bolton, 1980: Bolton, 1995b: 407
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in Tropical Forest, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in Primary Forest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in tropical wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in live stem, 1 times ex Malaise trap, 1 times Canopy cover 80%, 1 times live stem, 1 times litter sample, 1 times ex dead branch above ground, 1 times Canopy, cover 80%.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Malaise, 1 times search, 1 times Canopy fogging, 1 times Can. fog. by night, 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 375 - 1597 meters, 1243 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1971-02-09 00:00:00.0 and 2018-10-07 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium dumezi: casent0901236; syntype of Tetramorium dumezi: casent0909117, rmcaent000017788; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Tetramorium simillimum isipingense dumezi: focol2098, focol2099, casent0904834

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