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Species: Terataner foreli   (Emery, 1899) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Atopomyrmex foreli Emery, 1899e PDF: 274, figs. (w.m.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Toamasina, Baie d'Antongil, coll. Mocquerys; CASENT0102093; MSNG AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Terataner: Emery, 1912b PDF: 103.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Terataner foreli   Bolton, B., 1981, A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 43, pp. 245-307: 296, (download) 296 6438
Terataner n. gen  Emery, C., 1912, Etudes sur les Myrmicinae., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 56, pp. 94-105: 103-104, (download) 103-104 3855
Terataner foreli   Alpert, G. D., 1992, Observations on the genus Terataner in Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Psyche 99, pp. 117-127: 119, (download) 119 6866

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in disturbed rainforest, 2 times found in dry forest, 1 times found in littoral rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times on low vegetation, 3 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times twig nest just off the ground, 1 times ex dead twig, liana, 1 times ex dead twig, 1 times foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times at light, 1 times GC, 1 times LGC.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 880 meters, 164 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1989-04-18 and 2019-07-12

Type specimens: syntype: casent0101703, casent0102093, casent0102136

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