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Species: Tetramorium vohitra   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Tetramorium vohitra Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012a PDF: 85, figs. 72, 83, 122-124 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: Fianarantsoa, Rés. Andringitra, Anjavidilava Forest, 8.5 km. SE Antanitotsy, 22.1667S, 46.9667E, 1990 m., upper limit of montane forest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), BLF01526, 6.iii.1997 (B.L. Fisher). Primary type depository: CASC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0189167. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 14 paratype workers. Secondary type localities: 3 paratype workers with same data as holotype but BLF01524, 2 paratype workers with same data as holotype but 38 km. S Ambalavao, 22.2S, 46.9667E, 1680 m., montane rainforest, canopy moss and leaf litter, BLF01529, 24.x.1993 (B.L. Fisher), 9 paratype workers with same data as last but sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), BLF00820, 23.x.1993 (B.L. Fisher). Secondary type depositories: CASC, BMNH. 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 Mossy Forest, upper limit of montane forest, 1 times found in Philipia Forest, 1 times found in dense montane sclerophyll forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times canopy moss and leaf litter, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 tube sample transect, 5m, 1 times MW 25 (26-50) sample transect, 5m, 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 1680 - 2420 meters, 1784 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1971-01-13 00:00:00.0 and 1997-03-06 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium vohitra: casent0189167; paratype of Tetramorium vohitra: casent0189168, casent0192260, casent0218031, casent0218034, casent0218037, casent0247158, casent0260168



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