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Species: Tetramorium mackae   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Tetramorium macki Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012a PDF: 68, figs. 76, 101-103 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: Toamasina, F.C. Sandranantitra, 18.04833S, 49.09167E, 450 m., rainforest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), HJR102, 21-24.i.1999 (H.J. Ratsirarson). Primary type depository: CASC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0189093. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 7 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: Toamasina, F.C. Andriantantely, 18.695S, 48.81333E, 530 m., rainforest, sifted litter, HJR121, 4-7.xii.1998 (H.J. Ratsirarson). Secondary type depository: CASC. 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: 10 times found in rainforest, 8 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in littoral forest on sandy soil, 1 times found in beach vegetation on sandy soil.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 8 times ex rotten log, 2 times under moss, above ground, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex soil, 1 times ex dead twig above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times MW 26 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 1325 meters, 799 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-12-02 00:00:00.0 and 2014-03-16 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium mackae: casent0189093; paratype of Tetramorium mackae: casent0189095, casent0217710, casent0217711, casent0218032, casent0247151



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