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Species: Tetramorium hortorum   Arnold, 1958 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium hortorum Arnold, 1958 PDF: 121, fig. 2, 2a (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: Zimbabwe (“Rhodesia”): Victoria Falls, 14.ii.1953 (G. Arnold). Primary type depository: SAMC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 327 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 409.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Rwanda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Dambo surrounded by Miombo woodland, 1 times found in Ruderal, 1 times found in Acacia nigrescens savanna, 1 times found in Savanna, 1 times found in Savanna - Acacia nigrescens, 1 times found in Woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Nest in ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand collected, 2 times Nest, 2 times Pitfall Trap.

Elevations: collected from 60 - 1700 meters, 976 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1953-02-14 00:00:00.0 and 2021-10-18 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011744; syntype of Tetramorium hortorum: casent0901249

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