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Species: Tetramorium nazgul   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Tetramorium nazgul Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012b PDF: 74, figs. 19, 20, 132-134, 142 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR, Toliara, Réserve Spéciale d'Ambohijanahary, Forêt d'Ankazotsihitafototra, 35.2 km 312° NW Ambaravaranala, 18.26667 S, 45.40667 E, 1050 m, montane rainforest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 13-17.I.2003, coll. Fisher, Griswold et al.,; CASENT0028625; 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: 15 times found in montane rainforest, 2 times found in tropical dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 11 times ex rotten log, 1 times forest humus & litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect.

Elevations: collected from 700 - 1563 meters, 1026 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1975-10-20 and 2003-02-05

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium nazgul: casent0028625; paratype of Tetramorium nazgul: casent0028579, casent0028584, casent0028585, casent0028590, casent0028591, casent0028592, casent0028594, casent0028595, casent0028601, casent0028604, casent0028605, casent0028606, casent0028610, casent0028620, casent0028621, casent0028622, casent0028626, casent0028627, casent0028628, casent0028632, casent0028636, casent0028652, casent0028663, casent0028670, casent0028671, casent0028674, casent0028678, casent0028680, casent0028681, casent0028689, casent0028690

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