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Species: Tetramorium uelense   Santschi, 1923 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium (Decamorium) decem st. uelense Santschi, 1923e PDF: 285 (w.q.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014a PDF: 87). Primary type locality: lectotype Democratic Republic of Congo (“Congo belge”): Uelé, Vankerkhovenville (Degreef). Primary type depository: NHMB. Primary type specimen: CASENT0906826. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 1 paralectotype queen. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: MRAC. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014a PDF: 87.
Combination in Decamorium: Bolton, 1976 PDF: 298.
Status as species: Bolton, 1976 PDF: 298; Longhurst et al., 1979: 83; Bolton, 1995b: 169; Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014a PDF: 87 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Agricultural (Cassava farm)+ Grassland, 1 times found in Savannah, 1 times found in Uapaca-Protea Shrubland.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Pitfall, 1 times Winkler, 1 times Hand, 1 times Leaf litter, Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 782 meters, 138 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1972-08-23 00:00:00.0 and 2019-04-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium uelense: casent0906826, casent0914084; syntype of Tetramorium decem uelense: rmcaent000017792

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