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Species: Technomyrmex andrei   Emery, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Technomyrmex andrei Emery, 1899d PDF: 488, fig. (w.) GABON. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Gabon: Ogoué (E. André). Primary type depository: MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Emery, 1913a PDF: 43; Wheeler, 1922: 926; Menozzi, 1933a: 109; Bernard, 1953b PDF: 255; Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 158; Bolton, 1995b: 402; Bolton, 2007b PDF: 19 (redescription); Hita Garcia et al., 2013 PDF: 202.
Senior synonym of Technomyrmex allecta: Bolton, 2007b PDF: 19.
Senior synonym of Technomyrmex wolfi: Bolton, 2007b PDF: 19.
Senior synonym of Technomyrmex zumpti: Bolton, 2007b PDF: 19.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Bolton 2007


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 28 times found in rainforest, 19 times found in Primary Forest, 11 times found in Tropical Forest, 4 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in Sec. For. near river, 4 times found in mature wet forest, 4 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 3 times found in Equatorial rainforest, 2 times found in secondary forest habitat, 1 times found in swamp forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 17 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 9 times Leaf litter, 1 times Covery 60%, 2 times sifted leaf litter, 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, 4 times ex. rotten log, 1 times Canopy cover 80%, 2 times Kakamega 2007 survey, leaf litter, 2 times Foraging on ground, 1 times foragers on ground, 1 times foragers, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 16 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 5 times Canopy fogging, 10 times Winkler, 6 times search, 8 times Hand, 3 times Winkler sifter, 7 times Malaise, 3 times Pitfall, 3 times EC32 sweeping, 2 times yellow pan trap, 2 times pitfall trap, PF bucket, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1800 meters, 766 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1935-10-12 00:00:00.0 and 2019-11-15 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Technomyrmex andrei: casent0905067; syntype of Engramma wolfi: casent0909758; syntype of Technomyrmex zumpti: casent0911594; type of Engramma wolfi: focol2850, focol2851, focol2852; type of Technomyrmex andrei schereri: focol0546

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