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Species: Tetramorium silvicola   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium silvicola Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012a PDF: 106, figs. 130, 150-152 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR, Antsiranana, Parc National de Marojejy, Parc National de Marojejy, Antranohofa, 26.6 km 31° NNE Andapa, 10.7 km 318° NW Manantenina, 14.4433 S, 49.7433 E, 1325 m, montane rainforest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 18-21.XI.2003, coll.; CASENT0042828; 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: 24 times found in montane rainforest, 26 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 27 times ex Melastomataceae (petiole), 13 times ex Melastomataceae, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times ex rotten log, 1 times understory, melastomatacea (smooth), 1 times ex dead twig above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times yellow pan trap, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect.

Elevations: collected from 625 - 1350 meters, 1091 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1996-10-25 and 2018-02-13

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0042828; paratype: casent0042702, casent0042706, casent0042707, casent0042804, casent0042814, casent0042816, casent0042820, casent0042824, casent0042825, casent0042826, casent0042830, casent0042837, casent0486881, casent0486882, casent0499669, casent0499670, casent0499726, casent0499727, casent0499728

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