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Species: Terataner alluaudi   (Emery, 1895) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Atopomyrmex alluaudi Emery, 1895g PDF: 341, fig. 2 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar: Antsiranana [Diego-Suarez], 1.I.1893, coll. Ch. Alluaud; CASENT0102047; MSNG AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Terataner: Emery, 1912b PDF: 103.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Terataner alluaudi   Bolton, B., 1981, A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 43, pp. 245-307: 296, (download) 296 6438
Terataner n. gen  Emery, C., 1912, Etudes sur les Myrmicinae., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 56, pp. 94-105: 103-104, (download) 103-104 3855
Terataner alluaudi   Alpert, G. D., 1992, Observations on the genus Terataner in Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Psyche 99, pp. 117-127: 119, (download) 119 6866

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 101 times found in rainforest, 69 times found in tropical dry forest, 24 times found in littoral rainforest, 15 times found in littoral forest, 17 times found in montane forest, 6 times found in littoral forest on sandy soil, 5 times found in transition humid forest, 5 times found in montane rainforest, 4 times found in Dry forest on tsingy, 4 times found in secondary forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 87 times ex dead twig above ground, 54 times on low vegetation, 25 times ground forager(s), 14 times ex dead branch above ground, 11 times ex rotten log, 9 times ex rotten stick on ground, 8 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 4 times ex rotting tree stump, 3 times ex dead bamboo above ground, 3 times ex rotten branch on ground, 4 times twig nest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 15 times beating low vegetation, 4 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 4 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times Malaise, 1 times 4 Malaise traps, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times EC39 general collecting day, 1 times ex yellow pan trap, 1 times Malaise trap, 2 Malaise traps, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1460 meters, 312 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1883-01-01 and 2018-02-11

Type specimens: syntype: casent0101696, casent0102047

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