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Species: Tetramorium ambatovy   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 

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

Tetramorium ambatovy Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012a PDF: 60, figs. 69, 92-94 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR, Toamasina, Ambatovy, 12.4 km NE Moramanga, 18.84963 S, 48.2947 E, 1010 m, montane rainforest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3-6.III.2007, coll. B.L. Fisher et al., BLF16914; CASENT0124721; 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: 9 times found in montane rainforest, 10 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in montane rainforest, marsh edge, 1 times found in grassland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 4 times ex rotten log, 3 times sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 2 times MW, 25 sifted litter, 3 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 5m, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 12 cup sample transect, 5m, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times GC, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 13 cup sample transect, 5m, 1 times 03 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 10 maxi winks, ...

Elevations: collected from 140 - 1080 meters, 925 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2004-03-21 and 2012-12-08

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0124721; paratype: casent0122306, casent0122307, casent0123371, casent0124737, casent0124748, casent0124759



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