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Species: Tetramorium pinnipilum   Bolton, 1980 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium pinnipilum Bolton, 1980 PDF: 230, figs. 3, 6 (w.) ANGOLA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Gabon, Kenya, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in moist evergreen forest, 3 times found in tropical wet forest, 3 times found in primary forest habitat, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Secondary Forest - 2 days oil-baiting, 1 times found in Equatorial rainforest, 1 times found in Primary forest in leaf litter.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted litter, 1 times rotten wood, 1 times leaf litter, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times under stone, 1 times under bark, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times on ground, 1 times nest in soil under litter, 1 times Kakamega 2008 survey, 1 times Kakamega 2007 survey, leaf litter, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times hand collecting, 2 times 10 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 1 times pitfall, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 yogurt sample transect5m, 1 times oil baiting 2 days, Transect 18 40m, 1 times Pitfall Trap, 1 times winkler extraction, Transect 16 100m, 1 times YP 25 trap transect, 1 times 02 Malaise traps, 1 times 05 Malaise traps, 1 times 14 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, ...

Elevations: collected from 600 - 1800 meters, 1444 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1972-03-09 and 2012-08-15

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium pinnipilum: casent0901158

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