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Species: Tetramorium lanuginosum   Mayr, 1870 


Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Tetramorium lanuginosum Mayr, 1870b PDF: 976 (w.) INDONESIA (Java). Indomalaya. "Indonesia, Java, Batavia." Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien, Austria (NHMW). CASENT0235202. http://www.antweb.org/specimen/CASENT0235202 AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Triglyphothrix: Emery, 1891c: 4 (footnote); in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1985 PDF: 247.
Senior synonym of Tetramorium australis, Tetramorium ceramensis, Tetramorium felix, Tetramorium flavescens, Tetramorium laevidens, Tetramorium mauricei, Tetramorium orissana, Tetramorium striatidens, Tetramorium tricolor: Bolton, 1976 PDF: 350.

Distribution:

 Species is native to: Australasia, Indomalaya bioregions (based on species list records).

Afrotropical Region: Africa, Eastern Africa
Australasia Region: Australia, Australia and New Zealand, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Oceania, Papua, Queensland, Solomon Islands, Western Australia
Indomalaya Region: Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Asia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Borneo, Chaiyaphum, Goa, India, Indonesia, Kalimantan Timur, Karnataka, Krakatau Islands, Lampung, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nicobar Island, Odisha, Orissa, Philippines, Singapore, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
Malagasy Region: Anjouan, Antsiranana, Comoros, Grande Comore, Madagascar, Mahajanga, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mohéli, Reunion, Rodrigues, Seychelles, Toamasina, Toliara
Nearctic Region: Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North America, South Carolina, United States
Neotropical Region: Americas, Aruba, Barbados, Caribbean, Central America, Chiapas, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Galápagos, Guerrero, Jalisco, Managua, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Puntarenas, Sinaloa, South America, Veracruz
Oceania Region: American Samoa, Angaur, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hatohobei, Hawaii, Kayangel, Kiribati, Koror, Lomaiviti, Marshall Islands, Melanesia, Micronesia, Micronesia, Ngarchelong, Ngardmau, Ngatpang, Ngchesar, Palau, Peleliu, Pohnpei, Polynesia, Rewa, Samoa, Sonsorol, Tokelau, Tonga, Wallis and Futuna
Palearctic Region: Alicante, Andalusia, Ar Riyad, China, Eastern Asia, Europe, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Malta, Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, Morocco, Northern Africa, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Southern Europe, Spain, United Arab Emirates, Valencia, Western Asia, Yemen

Distribution Notes:

NEOTROPICAL, Malagasy, Nearctic

Biology:

Habita ambientes xerofíticos en áreas no habitadas. Asociada a jardines de las casas en la isla Santa Cruz. Especie dominante en las islas Wolf y Plaza Sur

Notes:

(Dutch vernacular name: behaarde zaadmier)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in Rainforest, 23 times found in urban/garden, 16 times found in coastal scrub, 8 times found in dry forest, 12 times found in tropical dry forest, 4 times found in gallery forest, 6 times found in native forest, 1 times found in savannah shrubland, 3 times found in urban garden, 4 times found in coastal roadside, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 12 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 30 times ground forager(s), 14 times ex rotten log, 10 times on low vegetation, 9 times under stone, 10 times Mantella viridis, stomach contents, 5 times under tree bark, live tree, 3 times stray foragers, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 3 times ex rotten stick on ground, 1 times nest in soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 3 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 9 times search, 10 times aspirating; PB & maple syrup bait, 10 times aspirating; PB bait, 7 times hand collecting, 10 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated, 1 times MW 25 sample transect,10m, 2 times H, 4 times Malaise trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1300 meters, 111 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0102356, casent0235202; paratype of Triglyphothrix tricolor: casent0901051; syntype of Tetramorium obesum striatidens: casent0904798; syntype of Triglyphothrix striatidens felix: casent0901052; syntype of Triglyphothrix tricolor: castype06959-01, castype06959-02; syntype of Triglyphothrix striatidens australis: casent0909094; syntype of Triglyphothrix striatidens laevidens: casent0909096; syntype of Triglyphothrix striatidens orissana: casent0909095; type of Triglyphothrix lanuginosa: focol2063; type of Triglyphothrix striatidens var. australis: focol2058, focol2059, focol2060



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