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Species: Tetramorium pauper   Forel, 1907 

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(Santschi, 1917)

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium pauper Forel, 1907d PDF: 14 (w.) TANZANIA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: Tanzania (“Afrique orientale”): Mto-ya-Kifaru (Katona). Primary type depositories: HNHM, MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
    Asia: Yemen
    Europe: Croatia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Savanna, 4 times found in Grassland with scattered trees, open times found in woodland, closed times found in woodland, 1 times found in Forest - Montane.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Pitfall Trap, 2 times Sifting Soil, 3 times Winkler Bag, 2 times Digging.

Elevations: collected from 60 - 1600 meters, 839 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1957-11-19 00:00:00.0 and 2014-04-24 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Tetramorium pauper: casent0909143, casent0915998

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