Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print:      Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.91.2. California Academy of Science, online at Accessed .

· For web:

Species: Tetramorium robitika   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 

Download Data

Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium robitika Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012a PDF: 75, figs. 71, 73, 110-112 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: Antananarivo, Manjakatompo, 17 km. W Ambatolampy, 19.35S, 47.31667E, 1500 m., disturbed montane rainforest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), BLF7998, 11.ii.2003 (D. Silva, D. Andriamalala, et al.). Primary type depository: CASC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0056338. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 16 paratype workers. Secondary type localities: 10 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 6 paratype workers with same data as holotype but 19°21’S, 47°19’E, 1600 m., PSW11971, 20.ii.1993 (P.S. Ward). Secondary type depositories: BMNH, CASC, MHNG. AntCat AntWiki
// Distribution


  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: 1 times found in disturbed montane rainforest, 2 times found in montane rainforest.

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

Elevations: collected from 1500 - 1600 meters, 1511 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-02-20 00:00:00.0 and 2003-02-11 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium robitika: casent0056338; paratype of Tetramorium robitika: casent0056206, casent0056207, casent0056209, casent0056210, casent0056211, casent0056333, casent0056334, casent0056335, casent0056336, casent0056337, casent0247149, casent0247150

See something amiss? Send us an email.
Log In to see maps.