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Species: Tetramorium mars   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium mars Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014c PDF: 46, figs. 10B, 12B, 13A, 18, 62 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR, Toliara, Forêt de Kirindy, 15.5 km 64° ENE Marofandilia, 20.045°S, 44.6622°E, 100 m, tropical dry forest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 28.XI.2001, coll. B.L. Fisher et al., BLF04605; CASENT0474279; 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: 27 times found in tropical dry forest, 2 times found in gallery forest, 2 times found in tropical dry forest on Tsingy, 1 times found in Galery dry deciduous forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times ground nest, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times under a log, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 10 times Malaise trap, 3 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 tube sample transect, 5m, 1 times winkler app., 1 times Malaise.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 165 meters, 74 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1983-05-18 and 2008-11-19

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium mars: casent0474279; paratype of Tetramorium mars: casent0474278, casent0474281, casent0474286, casent0474287, casent0474289, casent0474292, casent0474294, casent0474298, casent0474304, casent0474307, casent0474310, casent0474312, casent0474322, casent0474328, casent0474331, casent0474335, casent0474338, casent0474345, casent0474347, casent0474349, casent0474354, casent0474357, casent0474366, casent0474371



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