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Species: Tetramorium cavernicola   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2015 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium cavernicola Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2015 PDF: 147, figs. 6A, 6E, 29B, 30 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: Antsiranana, Rés. Spéciale d’Ankarana, Andrafiabe, 12.92968S, 49.05983E, 59 m., BLF32473, in cave, ground nest, 26.xi.2013 (B.L. Fisher et al.). Primary type depository: CASC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0247028. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 18 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: 15 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 3 paratype workers with same data as holotype but BLF32472, ground foragers. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, CASC, HLMD, MCZC, MHNG, NHMB. 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: 2 times found in Grotte.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground nest, 1 times ground forager(s).

Elevations: collected at 59 m

Collect Date Range: collected on 2013-11-26 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium cavernicola: casent0247028; paratype of Tetramorium cavernicola: casent0247020, casent0247021, casent0247022, casent0247023, casent0247024, casent0247025, casent0247026, casent0247027, casent0247029, casent0247357, casent0247358, casent0248742, casent0248743, casent0248744, casent0248745, casent0248746, casent0373132, casent0373133

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