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Species: Tetramorium aherni   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium aherni Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 PDF: 56, figs. 34, 36, 37, 111-113, 142 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR, Antsiranana, Parc National de Marojejy, Manantenina River, 27.6 km 35° NE Andapa, 9.6 km 327° NNW Manantenina, 14.435 S, 49.76 E, 775 m, rainforest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 15-18.XI.2003 (B.L. Fisher et al., BLF08872; CASENT0045755; CASC. AntCat AntWiki


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 15 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in montane rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 5 times ex rotten log, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 2 times 5 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF bucket, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times at light, 6 Ground intercept Light Trap, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement.

Elevations: collected from 450 - 900 meters, 739 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0045755; paratype: casent0045595, casent0045599, casent0045603, casent0045607, casent0045675, casent0045679, casent0045687, casent0045696, casent0045746, casent0045750, casent0045761, casent0045771

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