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Species: Tetramorium rumo   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium rumo Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014 PDF: 97, figs. 22B, 23D, 24D, 27A, 38, 64 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR, Fianarantsoa, Réserve Speciale Manombo 24.5 km 228° Farafangana, 23.01583°S, 47.719°E, 30 m, lowland rainforest, 20.IV.2006, coll. Fisher et al., BLF13963; CASENT0073025; 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: 14 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in rainforest, transition to montane forest, 4 times found in montane rainforest, 2 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in stomach contents of Mantella bernhardi.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times sifted litter, 6 times ex rotten log, 1 times under rootmat, litter on rock, 2 times sifted litter (leaf, mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times 9 Maxi winklers, 2 times 03 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 25 Yellow pan, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1250 meters, 449 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium rumo: casent0073025; paratype of Tetramorium rumo: casent0071823, casent0071827, casent0072469, casent0073028, casent0073033, casent0073038, casent0073039

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