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Species: Tetramorium vony   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium vony Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 PDF: 52, figs. 40, 42, 44, 66-68 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR, Antsiranana, Réserve Spéciale de l'Ankarana, 13.6 km 192° SSW Anivorano Nord, 12.8636 S, 49.2258 E, 210 m, tropical dry forest, beating low vegetation, 16-21.II.2001, coll. Fisher, Griswold et al., BLF03016; CASENT0404272; 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: 40 times found in tropical dry forest, 3 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in tropical forest, 1 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in Dry forest on tsingy, 1 times found in park/garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 18 times on low vegetation, 8 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 5 times ground forager(s), 2 times ex dead twig above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 6 times beating low vegetation, 4 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 4 times Malaise trap, 4 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1025 meters, 241 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0404272; paratype: casent0404270, casent0404271, casent0404275, casent0404276, casent0404277, casent0404278, casent0404279, casent0404281, casent0404282, casent0404286, casent0404287, casent0404288, casent0404289, casent0404290, casent0404291, casent0404292, casent0404293, casent0404297, casent0404298, casent0404299, casent0404301, casent0404304, casent0404305, casent0404306, casent0404308, casent0404309, casent0404311, casent0404312, casent0404320, casent0404321, casent0404332; paratype of Tetramorium incertum: casent0404310

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