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Species: Tetramorium flaviceps   Arnold, 1960 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium do var. flaviceps Arnold, 1960a PDF: 82 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Tetramorium squaminode do flaviceps Arnold, 1917 PDF: 316; unavailable name.].
Raised to species and senior synonym of Tetramorium mus: Bolton, 1980 PDF: 255.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Kathu Bushveld, dominated by Tarchonanthus camphoratus, 4 times found in Kathu Bushveld; Acacia erioloba woodland, 1 times found in Kuruman Mountain Bushveld, 2 times found in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Open undifferentiated woodland, 2 times found in Rehabilitated waste rock dump, 18 degree slope, 1 times found in Mixed savannah in Gordonia Duneveld, 1 times found in Mopani woodland, 1 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Pitfall trap, 5 days, 10 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 279 - 1376 meters, 1063 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Tetramorium squaminode flaviceps: casent0901128; syntype of Tetramorium squaminode mus: casent0901129

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