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Species: Tetramorium kali   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium kali Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012a PDF: 36, figs. 31, 36, 48-50 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR, 14.5 km 220° SW Antanambao, 13.99833 S, 48.42833 E, 1175 m, montane rainforest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), collection code BLF01938, 20.X.1998 (B.L. Fisher); CASENT0235221; CASC AntCat AntWiki
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  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: 4 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in transition humid forest, 1 times found in montane forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 75 sample transect, 5,10m, 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement.

Elevations: collected from 400 - 1175 meters, 964 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1998-10-20 and 2013-02-20

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0235221; paratype: casent0227990, casent0247544, casent0247545, casent0247546

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