The Ants of Africa
Genus Decamorium
Decamorium venator (Hita Garcia)

Decamorium venator (Hita Garcia)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Kenya (Tetramorium venator n. sp., Hita Garcia sp. n. in Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014: 94, illustrated, worker) Western Kenya, Kakamega Forest, G Fischer
(see Bolton, 1995) .

For full description see Distribution essentially throughout Africa rain forest zone westwards from Liberia to Kenya.

{Decamorium venator}The photomontage of a worker from the type collection is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Decamorium venator
B Taylor det.
E Zassi

03°16'21.7" S
015°28'12.5" E
Gallery Forest; 24h pitfall trap


{Decamorium venator}The photomontage is of a worker from Congo, Réserve de Lésio-Louna; collector Eric Zassi (Congo sp 20).

{Decamorium venator} The photomontage is collated from
Collection details - Central African Republic: Prefecture Sangha-Mbaéré; Parc National Dzanga-Ndoki, Mabéa Bai, 21.4 km 53° NE Bayanga; 03°02'00"N 016°24'36"E, 510m. Collection Information: Collection codes: BLF4000. Date: 1-7 May 2001. Collected by: B.L.Fisher. Method: EC19 sifted litter (leaf mould and rotten wood). Habitat: rainforest. Transect Type: MW 50 sample transect, 5m. Transect Sample No.: 26.

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