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Species: Tetramorium tanaense   Hita Garcia et al., 2010 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetramorium tanaense Hita Garcia et al., 2010b PDF: 83, figs. 13B, 14B, 94-96 (w.) KENYA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Kenya, Tanzania
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in primary forest, 2 times found in Brachystega forest, 1 times found in Cynometra forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall trap, 1 times transect 9, 100m, Winkler extraction, 1 times transect 7, 10m, Winkler extraction, 1 times Transect 13, Winkler extraction.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1800 meters, 276 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1977-10-28 and 2010-06-01

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium tanaense: zfmkhym20096081; paratype: casent0217319

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