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Species: Tetramorium nigrum   Forel, 1907 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium pauper subsp. nigrum Forel, 1907d PDF: 15 (w.) KENYA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species and senior synonym of Tetramorium brevis: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 316.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Kenya, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Arabuko Sukoke

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in 2nd hardwood forest near "Tree House, 1 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in shrub & lower vegetation, resort near beach, 1 times found in Closed Miombo Woodland, 1 times found in ground, 1 times found in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Open Miombo Woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times ex leaf litter beneath large Ficus tree.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Pitfall trap, 1 times at bait|honey, 30 minutes, 1 times daytime, honey bait (30min), 1 times winkler bag extraction.

Elevations: collected from 12 - 750 meters, 160 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1996-01-01 and 2016-02-13

Type specimens: syntype of Tetramorium pauper niger: casent0915999

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