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Species: Tetramorium kheperra   (Bolton, 1976) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Triglyphothrix kheperra Bolton, 1976 PDF: 349, fig. 71 (w.) INDONESIA (Java). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1985 PDF: 247.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, Indonesia, Thailand
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Distribution Notes:

Mindanao Island

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in limestone rain forest, 7 times found in rain forest, 1 times found in Botanical garden rubber plantation, 1 times found in 2nd Generation Rubber plantation, 2 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in sclerophyl forest, 1 times found in scrubby eucalyptus woodland, 1 times found in moist forest, 1 times found in Old rain forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times litter sample, 1 times nocturnal; foragers, 1 times foragers, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Random coll. Winkler sifting, 10 times m2 Winkler sifting, 2 times Random coll. Winkler sifting,, 2 times search, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 690 meters, 558 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1973-10-21 and 2013-06-14

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium kheperra: casent0901062

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