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Species: Tetramorium gladius   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Tetramorium gladius Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014c PDF: 79, figs. 21C, 23A, 34, 63 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: Antananarivo, 3 km. 41° NE Andranomay, 11.5 km. 147° SSE Anjozorobe, 18.47333S, 47.96E, 1300 m., montane rainforest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), BLF02464, 5-13.xii. (B.L. Fisher, et al.). Primary type depository: CASC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0406982. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 21 paratype workers. Secondary type localities: 1 paratype worker with same data as holotype, 4 paratype workers with same data as holotype but ex rotten stick on ground, BLF02407 and BLF02408, 15 paratype workers with same data as holotype but ex rotten log, BLF02429, BLF02498, and BLF02500, 1 paratype worker with same data as holotype but ex rotten tree stump, BLF02486. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, CASC, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Malagasy

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in montane rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ex rotten log, 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times ex rotten stick on ground, 1 times ex rotten tree stump.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 900 - 1300 meters, 1275 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2000-12-05 00:00:00.0 and 2002-01-21 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium gladius: casent0406982; paratype of Tetramorium gladius: casent0406964, casent0406965, casent0406966, casent0406967, casent0406968, casent0406969, casent0406971, casent0406974, casent0406975, casent0406976, casent0406981



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