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Species: Tetramorium dalek   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium dalek Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014c PDF: 15, figs. 1A, 6, 61 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR, Toamasina, Montagne d’Anjanaharibe, 19.5 km 27° NNE Ambinanitelo, 15.1783°S, 49.635°E, 1100 m, montane rainforest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 12-16.III.2003, coll. Fisher et al., BLF08150; CASENT0038402; 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: 16 times found in rainforest, 6 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 14 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times under moss on rotten log, 3 times sifted litter (leaf, mold, rotten wood), 1 times sifted litter (leaf, mold rotten wood), 1 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times 10 maxi winks, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 8 maxi winks, 1 times 9 maxi winks, 1 times pitfall trap, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 tube sample transect, 5m, 1 times MW 26 sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times winkler app., 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, ...

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1280 meters, 741 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1989-04-18 and 2009-02-21

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium dalek: casent0038402; paratype of Tetramorium dalek: casent0037833, casent0037869, casent0037903, casent0037909, casent0037916, casent0037933, casent0037936, casent0038369, casent0038372, casent0038376, casent0038390, casent0038394, casent0038397, casent0038408, casent0038413, casent0038416, casent0038424, casent0038425, casent0038429, casent0038443, casent0038445, casent0038450, casent0038456, casent0038465



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