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Species: Tetramorium edouardi   Forel, 1894 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Tetramorium edouardi Forel, 1894b PDF: 82 (w.) ETHIOPIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Santschi, 1919a PDF: 344 (q.).
Combination in Xiphomyrmex: Santschi, 1919a PDF: 344.
Combination in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 225.
Status as species: Santschi, 1919a PDF: 344; Wheeler, 1922: 906; Emery, 1924f PDF: 287; Bolton, 1980 PDF: 225 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 407; Hita Garcia et al., 2010b PDF: 23 (redescription); Hita Garcia et al., 2013 PDF: 217.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Savanna, 3 times found in grassland, 2 times found in intensively used sugarcane, 2 times found in woodland, 1 times found in intensively used sugar cane, 1 times found in Intensively used sugar cane - leaf litter, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Acacia-Commiphora bushveld - open, disturbed, 1 times found in Acacia-Commiphora-Combretum bushveld.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times on the ground, 2 times Kakamega 2009 survey, leaf litter, 1 times under a stone, 1 times Kakamega 2007 survey, leaf litter, 1 times in soil, 1 times forest ground/litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search, 3 times Transect/ bait, 2 times Yellow Pan Trap, 2 times Pitfall Trap, 2 times pitfall trap, Transect 36 180m, 1 times pitfall trap, Transect 14 140m.

Elevations: collected from 1550 - 3217 meters, 2263 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1911-12-01 and 2014-03-05

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium edouardi: zfmkhym20096175; syntype of Tetramorium kivuense: rmcaent000017793; syntype of Xiphomyrmex kivuense atrinodis: casent0915086; type of Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) kivuense: focol2105

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