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Species: Tetramorium alpestre   Steiner et al., 2010 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium alpestre Steiner et al., 2010 PDF: 249, figs. 2-9 (w.q.m.) AUSTRIA. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker Primary type locality: Austria: (Tyrol) Vent, 46.8548°N, 10.9097°E, 2000 m., Weg zur Martin-Busch-Hütte, 15.viii.2007, #251 (H. Müller). Primary type depository: SMNG. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 38 paratype workers, 10 paratype queens, 4 paratype males. Secondary type locality: 17 paratype workers, 5 paratype queens, 4 paratype males with same data as holotype, 21 paratype workers, 5 paratype queens with same data as holotype but #252. Secondary type depositories: IEUI, SMNG, TLIA. AntCat AntWiki

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Austria, France, Italy, Switzerland
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in alpine meadow, 1 times found in S-slope, alpine meadow, 1 times found in subalpine meadow.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times under stone, 1 times on the ground, 1 times on grass.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times search.

Elevations: collected from 1750 - 2250 meters, 2071 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2007-08-15 00:00:00.0 and 2021-08-14 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium alpestre: antweb1008485

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