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Species: Terataner steinheili   (Forel, 1895) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Atopomyrmex steinheili Forel, 1895i PDF: 485 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Central Madagascar, coll. Sikora; CASENT0172826; MHNG AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Terataner: Emery, 1912b PDF: 103.
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  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 steinheili   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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in montane rainforest, 2 times found in montane shrubland, on rock, 2 times found in secondary forest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times ex rot pocket above ground, 4 times on low vegetation, 2 times ex dead branch above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times GC, 3 times beating low vegetation, 1 times Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 939 - 1343 meters, 1131 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1992-04-20 and 2012-12-12

Type specimens:

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