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Species: Tetramorium navum   Bolton, 1977 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium navum Bolton, 1977 PDF: 106, fig. 27 (w.) NEW GUINEA (Papua New Guinea). Australasia. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Papua New Guinea: Nadzab, 20-22.v.1955, no. 1101, dry evergreen forest (E.O. Wilson). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 10 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: 2 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 2 paratype workers with same data as holotype but no. 1086, 6 paratype workers with same data as holotype but no. 1093. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 411.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rainforest, primary growth, 1 times found in dry evergreen forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times displaced nest.

Elevations: collected at 100 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1955-05-20 00:00:00.0 and 2003-03-08 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Not Provided: casent0741085, casent0741086, casent0741087; paratype of Tetramorium navum: casent0901086

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