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Species: Tetramorium artemis   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium artemis Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012a PDF: 12, figs. 1, 3, 11-13 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: Toliara, Rés. Spéciale de Cap Sainte Marie, 14.9 km. 261° W Marovato, 25.5944S, 45.14683E, 160 m., spiny forest/thicket, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), BLF5570, 13-19.ii.2002 (B.L. Fisher & C. Griswold). Primary type depository: CASC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0481732. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 8 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, CASC, MHNG. 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: 1 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 2 times found in Savannah grassland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times under stone, 1 times pitfall trap.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times PF 20 tube sample transect, 10m.

Elevations: collected from 160 - 1689 meters, 395 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2002-02-13 00:00:00.0 and 2012-03-03 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium artemis: casent0481731; paratype of Tetramorium artemis: casent0481723, casent0481729, casent0481732, casent0481743, casent0481750, casent0481752, casent0481756; paratype of unpublished name: Tetramorium australimum: casent0481734

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