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Species: Tetramorium eminii   (Forel, 1894) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Triglyphothrix eminii Forel, 1894b PDF: 79 (w.) ETHIOPIA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: Ethiopia (“Südabessinien”): Harar (A. Ilg). Primary type depository: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1995b: 407.
Status as species: Wheeler, 1922: 910; Emery, 1924f PDF: 273; Bolton, 1976 PDF: 324 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 407; Hita Garcia et al., 2013 PDF: 217.
Senior synonym of Tetramorium marleyi akermani Arnold, 1926: Bolton, 1976 PDF: 324; Bolton, 1995b: 407.
Senior synonym of Tetramorium cinereus: Bolton, 1976 PDF: 324; Bolton, 1995b: 407.
Senior synonym of Tetramorium guillodi: Bolton, 1976 PDF: 324; Bolton, 1995b: 407.
Senior synonym of Tetramorium marleyi: Bolton, 1976 PDF: 324; Bolton, 1995b: 407.
Senior synonym of Tetramorium marthae: Bolton, 1976 PDF: 324; Bolton, 1995b: 407.
Senior synonym of Tetramorium guillodi mus (Santschi, 1937): Bolton, 1976 PDF: 324; Bolton, 1995b: 407.
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Bolton 1976

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Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in grassland, 5 times found in Lydenburgia - Euclea Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 3 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 2 times found in Lydenburgia - Vitex Open Woodland on hillslope (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 2 times found in Savannah, 2 times found in Acacia savanna in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 2 times found in Agricultural (Cassava farm)+Grassland, Dominant tree- Cocos nucifera, 2 times found in Open Miombo Woodland, 1 times found in farmland, 1 times found in Savannah For., ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on Ficus, 2 times leaf litter, 1 times in soil, 1 times on tree, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times Nest und.stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 25 times Pitfall Trap, 8 times Hand collected, 3 times Winkler, 3 times Hand, 2 times Pitfall, 1 times D2 20m, oil baiting, 1. collection 4 days, 1 times pitfall trap, F1 70m, 1 times transect 9, 100m, Winkler extraction, 1 times Hand collected, foragers at night.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1707 meters, 805 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1914-05-24 00:00:00.0 and 2019-04-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Syntype: sam-ent-011704; syntype of Tetramorium eminii: casent0909086; syntype of Tetramorium marleyi akermani: casent0901131; syntype of Triglyphothrix guillodi: casent0915005; syntype of Triglyphothrix marleyi: casent0909090; type of Triglyphothrix marthae: focol0607



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