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Species: Tetramorium aspis   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium aspis Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014c PDF: 61, figs. 22C, 27B, 28C, 29A, 30, 63 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR, Fianarantsoa, R.S. Ivohibe 8.0 km E Ivohibe, 22.48333°S, 46.96833°E, 1200 m, montane rainforest, sifted litter, (leaf mold, rotten wood), 15-21.X.1997, coll. B.L. Fisher, BLF01747; CASENT0344940; 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: 8 times found in montane rainforest, 3 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Sylvain gc#78-115. general collecting, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 tube sample transect, 5m, 1 times Sylvain gc#1-77. general collecting, 1 times Sylvain gc#135-173. general collecting.

Elevations: collected from 785 - 1680 meters, 1181 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-09-25 and 1997-11-03

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium aspis: casent0344940; paratype of Tetramorium aspis: casent0189115, casent0189123, casent0189156, casent0198990, casent0198991, casent0198992, casent0198993, casent0198994, casent0198995, casent0198996, casent0198998, casent0217756, casent0247396, casent0247397, casent0247398, casent0247399, casent0247400, casent0247401, casent0247402, casent0247403, casent0247404, casent0247405



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