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Species: Tetramorium browni   Bolton, 1980 

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Mathew & Tiwari, 2000

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Tetramorium browni Bolton, 1980 PDF: 337 (w.) GHANA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 405; Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 45 (error).
[Note: the entry in Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 45, should be for Tetramorium browni Mathew & Tiwari, 2000, an Indian species, not for Tetramorium browni Bolton, 1980, which is restricted to West Africa.].
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Ghana, Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

India, Junior Primary Homonym of Tetramorium browni Bolton, 1980

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Tropical forest, 1 times found in Sec. For. near river, 1 times found in Primary Forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Covery 60%, 1 times Canopy 65%, 1 times rotten log, 1 times Canopy, cover 80%, 1 times Canopy cover 80%.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Canopy fogging, 1 times Can. fog. by night.

Elevations: collected from 579 - 1597 meters, 934 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1970-10-21 and 2017-11-29

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium browni: casent0901208

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