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Species: Tetramorium flavithorax   (Santschi, 1914) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Xiphomyrmex muralti st. flavithorax Santschi, 1914d PDF: 369, fig. 31 (w.) GHANA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Ghana (“Côte d’Or”): Aburi (F. Silvestri). Primary type depository: NHMB. Type notes: Published name is as above, but data label on the holotype states “Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) muralti st. flaviventris”. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 226
Status as species: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 226 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 407; Hita Garcia et al., 2010b PDF: 45 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in cocoa plantation, 4 times found in Primary Forest, 1 times found in dans la foret, 1 times found in Leaf litter.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ex leaf litter, 1 times under bark, live tree, 2 times ex. rotten log, 1 times Nest under moss.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Hand, 1 times Tamisage.

Elevations: collected from 200 - 1650 meters, 441 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1974-11-10 00:00:00.0 and 2019-11-14 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Xiphomyrmex muralti flavithorax: casent0915012

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