Tetramorium voasary

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Formicoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Formicoidea

Familia: Formicidae
Subfamilia: Myrmicinae
Tribus: Tetramoriini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Tetramorium voasary

Name[edit]

Tetramorium voasary Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012: 45, figs. 60, 71, 72, 99, 100, 101, 141

Holotype: CASC CASENT0247162, worker.
Paratypes: 11 workers with same data as holotype (CASC: CASENT0497903; CASENT0497904; CASENT0497905; CASENT0497906); and one worker with same data as holotype except sampled from beating low vegetation and collection code BLF08151 (CASC: CASENT0489080).
Type locality: MADAGASCAR, Toamasina, Montagne d'Anjanaharibe, 19.5 km 27° NNE Ambinanitelo, 15.17833 S, 49.635 E, 1100 m, montane rainforest, canopy moss and leaf litter, collection code BLF08213, 12.–16.III.2003 (B.L. Fisher, C. Griswold et al.)
Etymology: The species epithet is an arbitrary combination of letters.

References[edit]

  • Hita Garcia, F.; Fisher, B.L. 2012: The ant genus Tetramorium Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Malagasy region—taxonomic revision of the T. kelleri and T. tortuosum species groups. Zootaxa 3592: 1–85. Preview PDF Reference page