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Species: Tetramorium alperti   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014 

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

Tetramorium alperti Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014 PDF: Tetramorium alperti (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR, Antsiranana, Parc National de Marojejy, Antranohofa, 26.6 km 31° NNE Andapa, 10.7 km 318° NW Manantenina, 14.44333°S, 49.74333°E, 1325 m, montane rainforest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 18.XI.2003, coll. Fisher et al., BLF09080; CASENT0042547; CASC. AntCat AntWiki

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times MW 26 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples.

Elevations: collected from 520 - 1325 meters, 1190 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium alperti: casent0042547; paratype of Tetramorium alperti: casent0042703, casent0042704, casent0042708, casent0042813, casent0042815, casent0042817, casent0042821, casent0042827, casent0042835



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