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Species: Tetramorium capillosum   Bolton, 1980 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium capillosum Bolton, 1980 PDF: 236, fig. 13 (w.) GABON. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in terreau pied arbre, 3 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, sited within forest, 1 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 1 times found in Primary forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 12 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times sited within forest, 1 times sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 4 times Yellow pan trap, 1 times pitfall trap 2, 1 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 1081 meters, 502 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1955-10-25 and 2013-06-29

Type specimens: paratype of Tetramorium capillosum: casent0901156

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