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Species: Terataner rufipes   Emery, 1912 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Terataner rufipes Emery, 1912b PDF: 104 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Toliara, Fort Dauphin, coll. Sikora; CASENT0102048; MSNG AntCat AntWiki HOL
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Distribution:

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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
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 rufipes n. sp.  Emery, C., 1912, Etudes sur les Myrmicinae., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 56, pp. 94-105: 104, (download) 104 3855

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 23 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 11 times found in tropical dry forest, 9 times found in gallery forest, 8 times found in spiny forest, 2 times found in transition forest, 2 times found in dry forest, spiny forest, 1 times found in Galery forest, 1 times found in spiny forest/dry forest transition, 1 times found in dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times ex dead twig above ground, 12 times on low vegetation, 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times ex dead branch above ground, 5 times ground forager(s), 5 times ex rotten log, 2 times under stone, 1 times on low vegn., 1 times twig nest in tree, 1 times low vegetation, 1 times ex soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 10 times Malaise, 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 2 times beating low vegetation, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times Malaise trap, 5 Malaise traps, 1 times Malaise, 1 trap.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 500 meters, 149 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1989-08-20 and 2015-03-15

Type specimens: syntype: casent0101618, casent0102048, casent0102049



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