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Species: Tetramorium olana   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium olana Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012a PDF: 41, figs. 43, 54-56 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: Antsiranana, Forêt d’Andavakoera, 21.4 km. 75° ENE Ambilobe, 4.6 km. 356° N Betsiaka, 13.1183S, 49.23E, 425 m., rainforest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), BLF10260, 15.xii.2003 (B.L. Fisher). Primary type depository: CASC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0044485. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: holotype worker. 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
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Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times MW 75 sample transect, 5,10m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement.

Elevations: collected from 400 - 600 meters, 466 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1998-11-08 00:00:00.0 and 2003-12-16 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium olana: casent0044485; paratype of Tetramorium olana: casent0044342, casent0044353, casent0044359, casent0044399, casent0044407, casent0044458, casent0044477, casent0487593

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