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Species: Tetramorium bressleri   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium bressleri Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014c PDF: 33, figs. 10E, 11C, 12C, 13C, 14B, 15, 62 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR, Mahajanga, Parc National de Namoroka, 9.8 km 300° WNW Vilanandro, 16.46667°S, 45.35°E, 140 m, tropical dry forest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 4-8.XI.2002, coll. Fisher et al., BLF06446; CASENT0035677; CASC AntCat AntWiki
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  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: 42 times found in tropical dry forest, 14 times found in tropical dry forest on Tsingy, 8 times found in gallery forest, 3 times found in savannah woodland, 7 times found in deciduous spiny forest, 6 times found in spiny deciduous forest, 3 times found in montane rainforest, 2 times found in Uapaca woodland, 3 times found in Gallery forest on sandy soil, 2 times found in Shrubland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 29 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 11 times ex rotten log, 10 times ground forager(s), 1 times sifted litter, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times ground nest, 1 times ex rotten stick on ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 13 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 15 times Malaise trap, 3 times MW 20 sample transect, 10m, 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 3 times pitfall trap, PF 50 tube sample transect, 5m, 2 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 2 times MW 20 sample transect, 5m, 3 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times 9 maxi winks, 2 times Malaise, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1550 meters, 396 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1994-11-24 and 2010-12-03

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium bressleri: casent0035677; paratype of Tetramorium bressleri: casent0035636, casent0035640, casent0035642, casent0035646, casent0035647, casent0035648, casent0035649, casent0035652, casent0035653, casent0035654, casent0035656, casent0035658, casent0035660, casent0035662, casent0035666, casent0035667, casent0035669, casent0035670, casent0035674, casent0035675, casent0035678, casent0035681, casent0035686, casent0035687, casent0035689, casent0035694, casent0035703

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