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Species: Tetramorium ultor   Forel, 1913 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Tetramorium (Decamorium) decem var. ultor Forel, 1913k PDF: 217 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014a PDF: 90.
Combination in Decamorium: Wheeler, 1922: 906.
Junior synonym of Tetramorium decem: Bolton, 1976 PDF: 298; Bolton, 1995b: 169.
Status as species: Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2014a PDF: 90 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in primary forest, 7 times found in closed forest at foot of inselberg, 7 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in closed riparian forest, 2 times found in dry forest, 2 times found in forest at base of inselberg, 1 times found in riparian forest, 2 times found in miombo woodland, 1 times found in primary hardwood forest, 1 times found in riparian moist forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times ex rotten log, 4 times sifted litter, 6 times ex soil, 3 times leaf litter, 1 times ground nest, 1 times ex rot pocket above ground, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times in nest of P. tarsatus, 1 times in and under rotten wood, 1 times on low vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Winkler, 3 times Pitfall trap, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 3 times Hand collected, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 10m, 1 times search, 1 times Winkler sample.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1330 meters, 319 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1913-05-12 and 2016-08-03

Type specimens: Lectotype of Tetramorium ultor: casent0909197; paralectotype of Tetramorium ultor: casent0195688, casent0901036

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