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Species: Tetramorium depressum   Forel, 1892 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium caespitum r. depressum Forel, 1892g PDF: 455 (w.) SPAIN (Canary Is). Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1893e PDF: 84 (q.m.).
Senior synonym of Tetramorium guancha and material of the unavailable name Tetramorium palmense referred here: Hohmann et al., 1993: 158.
Raised to species: Espadaler, 2007 PDF: 121.
See also: Santschi, 1921b PDF: 430.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Macaronesia
    Europe: Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Canary Islands

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Salines, 1 times found in Ruderal.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Nest on bush roots, 1 times Nest under stone, 1 times Foraging.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 19 times Pitfall, 6 times Subterr. Trap, 1 times Yellow Trap, 1 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1377 meters, 762 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1900-01-29 and 2016-11-08

Type specimens: syntype of Tetramorium caespitum semilaeve guancha: casent0915048; syntype of Tetramorium caespitum semilaeve palmense: casent0913751; syntype of Tetramorium depressum: casent0909107

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