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Species: Eburopone wroughtoni   (Forel, 1910) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Cerapachys wroughtoni Forel, 1910f PDF: 422 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Arnold, 1926 PDF: 192.
Senior synonym of Eburopone roberti: Brown, 1975 PDF: 24.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Rand Highveld Grassland, 3 times found in Moist upland grassland on dolerite, 2 times found in Pediment grassland, 1 times found in river, open times found in savanna, 1 times found in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland, 1 times found in Camdeboo Escarpment Thicket, Mixed grass (low forming & tall) & small trees., closed times found in woodland, 1 times found in Camdeboo Escarpment Thicket. Open habitat, low shrubs & amt forming wild carnation, scattered grass., 1 times found in Forest - Montane, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Hand collected, under rock, 1 times Hand collected, 1 times Turning over rocks, 1 times Winkler, 1 times Winkler Bag.

Elevations: collected from 60 - 1426 meters, 1017 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1914-12-31 and 2010-03-24

Type specimens: syntype of Cerapachys roberti: casent0907054; syntype of Cerapachys wroughtoni rhodesiana: casent0907055; syntype of Cerapachys roberti: casent0902707; syntype of Eburopone wroughtoni: casent0249876

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