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Species: Tetramorium politum   Emery, 1897 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium politum Emery, 1897: 568 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 1977 PDF: 107.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

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

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in rotten log, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 1067 - 1635 meters, 1447 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1893-07-01 and 2009-09-16

Type specimens: syntype of Tetramorium politum: casent0905779

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