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Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in montane rainforest, 2 times found in montane forest, 1 times found in Disturbed forest, 1 times found in Border of disturbed forest, 1 times found in gallery montane forest.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ex rotten log, 1 times Under bark of felled tree (in trunk poriton on ground), 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times Nest in dead moss-covered branch c 2m above ground., 1 times ex dead branch.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation.
Elevations: collected from 1300 - 1700 meters, 1479 meters average
Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium merina: casent0437226; paratype of Tetramorium merina: casent0437222, casent0437223, casent0437225, casent0437228, casent0437229, casent0437230, casent0437231, casent0437232, casent0437233