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Species: Tetramorium transversinode   (Mayr, 1901) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Rhoptromyrmex transversinodis Mayr, 1901b PDF: 22 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1917 PDF: 356 (q.); Bolton, 1986a PDF: 16 (m.).
Status as species: Arnold, 1917 PDF: 355; Wheeler, 1922: 909; Emery, 1924f PDF: 290; Arnold, 1926 PDF: 282; Brown, 1964a PDF: 16 (redescription); Bolton, 1976 PDF: 303; Bolton, 1986a PDF: 15 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 378; Hita Garcia et al., 2013 PDF: 215.

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photo © Philip Herbst; Stilbaai, Western Cape

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in fynbos, 1 times found in Overberg Dune Strandveld.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 28 - 340 meters, 262 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1912-09-01 and 2008-08-30

Type specimens: syntype of Rhoptromyrmex steini: casent0901027; syntype of Rhoptromyrmex transversinodis: casent0901026, casent0916086; syntype of Rhoptromyrmex transversinodis pretoriae: casent0901028; syntype of Rhoptromyrmex steini: casent0909202

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