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Species: Tetramorium smaug   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Tetramorium smaug Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012b PDF: 79, figs. 27, 28, 138-140, 142 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: Toamasina, Ambatovy, 12.4 km. NE Moramanga, 18.83937S, 48.30842E, 1080 m., montane rainforest, pitfall trap, BLF16917, 4-7.v.2007 (B.L. Fisher et al.). Primary type depository: CASC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0121244. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 1 paratype worker. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depository: CASC. AntCat AntWiki
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Malagasy

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ex rotten tree stump, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 tube sample transect, 5m, 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 900 - 1300 meters, 1092 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1997-10-07 00:00:00.0 and 2007-03-04 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium smaug: casent0121244; paratype of Tetramorium smaug: casent0124788



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