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Species: Strumigenys rukha   Bolton, 1983 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Strumigenys rukha Bolton, 1983 PDF: 389 (w.q.) KENYA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 2000: 610
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Bolton 1983


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in tropical wet forest, 8 times found in moist evergreen forest, 5 times found in Forest, 4 times found in Eucalyptus, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 4 times found in Shade coffee, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in swamp forest, 2 times found in dans la foret, 1 times found in Equatorial rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted leaf litter, 4 times ex sifted leaf litter, 6 times sifted litter, 1 times sifted litter between tree buttresses, 1 times ex soil, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times under stone, 1 times under rootmat, 1 times subsoil, 1 times Kakamega 2007 survey, leaf litter, 1 times ex soil, under log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times Litter Sieving + Winkler, 3 times Winkler sifter, 3 times Winkler, 5 times Pitfall, Baits, Litter sieving/Winkler, Aspirator, 4 times 10 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 2 times search, 3 times Tamisage, 1 times 15 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 1 times winkler extraction, Transect 21 170m, 1 times 14 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 1 times hand collecting, ...

Elevations: collected from 676 - 2500 meters, 1477 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1952-08-02 and 2015-09-23

Type specimens: paratype of Strumigenys rukha: casent0900606

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