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Species: Tetramorium mahafaly   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2011 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium mahafaly Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2011 PDF: 31, fig. 19 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: Prov. Toliara, Mahafaly Plateau, 6.2 km. 74° ENE Tampolo, 24°39’S, 43°69’E, 80 m., BLF05780, 21-25.ii.2002 (B.L. Fisher et al.). Primary type depository: CASC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0448984. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 59 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: 20 times found in spiny forest/thicket.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times under stone, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times ground nest, 1 times ex dead branch above ground, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement.

Elevations: collected from 25 - 80 meters, 68 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2002-02-21 00:00:00.0 and 2002-03-18 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium mahafaly: casent0448984; paratype of Tetramorium mahafaly: casent0448972, casent0448974, casent0448976, casent0448977, casent0448978, casent0448979, casent0448980, casent0448981, casent0448982, casent0448983, casent0448985, casent0448986, casent0448990, casent0448991, casent0448992, casent0448993, casent0448994, casent0448995, casent0448996, casent0448997, casent0448998, casent0448999, casent0449000

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