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Species: Tetramorium bonibony   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Tetramorium bonibony Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012a PDF: 34, figs. 32, 45-47 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR, Mahajanga, Forêt de Tsimembo, 11.0 km 346° NNW Soatana, 18.99528 S, 44.4435 E, 50 m, tropical dry forest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 21.–25.XI.2001 coll. Fisher, Griswold et al., BLF04508; CASENT0486252; CASC AntCat AntWiki
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  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: 16 times found in tropical dry forest, 11 times found in Gallery forest on sandy soil, 7 times found in Gallery forest with bamboo.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times ex rotten log, 10 times on low vegetation, 6 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex dead branch above ground, 1 times ex dead twig above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times two Malaise trap, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 550 meters, 189 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2001-03-11 and 2010-12-11

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium bonibony: casent0486252; paratype of Tetramorium bonibony: casent0442009, casent0442010, casent0442011, casent0442012, casent0442014, casent0442015, casent0442016, casent0442017, casent0442019, casent0486227, casent0486254, casent0486260, casent0486292, casent0486294, casent0486305, casent0486316

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