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Species: Tetramorium susannae   Hita Garcia et al., 2010 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium susannae Hita Garcia et al., 2010b PDF: 58, figs. 4B, 6B, 7B, 67-69 (w.) GHANA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Ghana: Esunkawkaw Forest Reserve, primary forest, ex leaf litter, 27.x.1992 (R. Belshaw). Primary type depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 8 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: BBRC, CASC, MHNG, NMKN, ZFMK. AntCat AntWiki
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Ghana
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 55 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest, marsh clearing, 2 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 1 times found in primary rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest, seasonally flooded riparian.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 15 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times undergrowth, low canopy in forest, 3 times ex rotten log, 2 times ex termite mound, 1 times ex rotten branch on ground, 1 times ex leaf litter, 1 times ex dead branch above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 30 times EC32 sweeping, 4 times EC31 yellow pan trap, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 yogurt sample transect5m, 1 times sweep.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 630 meters, 345 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1992-10-27 00:00:00.0 and 2001-05-25 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium susannae: zfmkhym20096093; paratype of Tetramorium susannae: casent0217226

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