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Species: Tetramorium ambatovy   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Tetramorium ambatovy Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012a PDF: 60, figs. 69, 92-94 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: Toamasina, Ambatovy, 12.4 km. NE Moramanga, 18.84963S, 48.2947E, 1010 m., montane rainforest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), BLF16914, 3-6.iii.2007 (B.L. Fisher et al.). Primary type depository: CASC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0124721. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 10 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: 6 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 4 paratype workers with same data as holotype but pitfall trap, BLF16915. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, CASC, MCZC, MHNG. AntCat AntWiki
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Malagasy

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in montane rainforest, 10 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in montane rainforest, marsh edge, 1 times found in grassland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 4 times ex rotten log, 3 times sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 2 times MW, 25 sifted litter, 3 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 5m, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 12 cup sample transect, 5m, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times GC, 1 times 03 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 10 maxi winks, 1 times 3 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, ...

Elevations: collected from 140 - 1080 meters, 925 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2004-03-21 00:00:00.0 and 2012-12-08 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium ambatovy: casent0124721; paratype of Tetramorium ambatovy: casent0122306, casent0122307, casent0123371, casent0124737, casent0124748, casent0124759



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