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Species: Tetramorium jordani   Santschi, 1937 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Tetramorium jordani Santschi, 1937a PDF: 62 (w.) NAMIBIA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Syntypes: NAMIBIA: W of Maltahohe, 1500 m a.s.l., 12 Dec. 1933, K. Jordan leg. (BMNH: CASENT0901180; NHMB: CASENT0915021) AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Tetramorium aspinatum: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 248.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Namibia, South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 20 times found in Strandveld, Minespoil 2 years, 1 times found in Dunes, 1 times found in Grass, 1 times found in Cedarberg Sandstone Fynbos, 1 times found in Fynbos, 1 times found in Strandveld.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 23 times Pitfall Trap, 13 times By Hand, 2 times Nest, 1 times Hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 400 - 1500 meters, 861 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1890-09-01 and 2009-09-07

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011753; syntype of Tetramorium jordani: casent0901180, casent0915021

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