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Species: Tetramorium poweri   Forel, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium simillimum var. poweri Forel, 1914d PDF: 225 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: South Africa: Kimberley, 1912 (Power). Primary type depositories: BMNH, SAMC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Tetramorium simillimum: Arnold, 1917 PDF: 328; Wheeler, 1922: 904; Emery, 1924f PDF: 279; Arnold, 1926 PDF: 246 (in key).
Status as species: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 317 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 413.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Acacia Closed Woodland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 2 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in Euclea-Seersia Open Shrubland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 1 times found in Fynbos, 1 times found in Savanna, open times found in woodland.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Pitfall trap, 3 times Hand collected, 1 times Berlese Funnel, 1 times Nest, 1 times Turning over rocks.

Elevations: collected from 60 - 1280 meters, 939 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1912-12-31 00:00:00.0 and 2016-03-05 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011767; syntype of Tetramorium poweri: casent0280861, casent0909112

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