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Species: Tetramorium tenuinode   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium tenuinode Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014 PDF: 101, figs. 24B, 25C, 26A, 26B, 39, 64 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR, Fianarantsoa, Parc National de Ranomafana, Vatoharanana River, 4.1 km 231° SW Ranomafana, 21.29°S, 47.43333°E, 1100 m, montane rainforest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 27-31.III.2003, coll. B.L. Fisher et al., BLF08400; CASENT0040115; 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: 16 times found in montane rainforest, 42 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in urban/garden, 1 times found in in guava forest, 1 times found in montane forest, 1 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in rainforest, transition to montane forest, 1 times found in wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 27 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 16 times ex rotten log, 7 times sifted litter, 2 times ground forager(s), 3 times sifted litter (leaf, mold, rotten wood), 1 times on low vegetation, 2 times leaf litter, 1 times ex soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 9 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 3 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 5 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 8 maxi winks, 4 times 03 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 7 MaxiWinks, 2 times MW, 25 sifted litter, 2 times 10 maxi winks, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 2 times Winkler app., ...

Elevations: collected from 25 - 1200 meters, 808 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium tenuinode: casent0040115; paratype of Tetramorium tenuinode: casent0039644, casent0039646, casent0039651, casent0039655, casent0039660, casent0039664, casent0039668, casent0039671, casent0039673, casent0039737, casent0039739, casent0039745, casent0039749, casent0039750, casent0039754, casent0039759, casent0039761, casent0039809, casent0040000, casent0040020, casent0040023, casent0040035, casent0040036, casent0040090, casent0040092, casent0040096, casent0040099, casent0040105, casent0040106, casent0040112, casent0040123, casent0040181, casent0040279, casent0040284, casent0040285, casent0040293, casent0040296, casent0040304, casent0040306, casent0040311, casent0040317, casent0497621, casent0497622, casent0497623

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