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Species: Tetramorium sargina   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium sargina Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012a PDF: 78, figs. 84, 86, 113-115 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: Antsiranana, Parc Nat. de Marojejy, 25.7 km. 32° NNE Andapa, 10.3 km. 314° NW Manantenina, 14.445S, 49.74267E, 1575 m., montane rainforest, under moss, above ground, BLF09320, 22.xi.2003 (B.L. Fisher). Primary type depository: CASC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0487390. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 7 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depository: 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: 4 times found in montane rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under moss, above ground, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect.

Elevations: collected from 1270 - 1575 meters, 1456 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2003-11-22 00:00:00.0 and 2009-02-09 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium sargina: casent0487390; paratype of Tetramorium sargina: casent0247152, casent0487389, casent0487392

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