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Found most commonly in these habitats: 16 times found in grassland, 3 times found in closed riparian forest, 6 times found in rainforest, 6 times found in coastal forest, 4 times found in closed forest at foot of inselberg, 5 times found in montane rainforest, 3 times found in primary forest, 3 times found in dry forest, 6 times found in Lydenburgia - Euclea Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 2 times found in miombo woodland, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted litter, 8 times ex soil, 5 times ex rotten log, 3 times pitfall trap, 5 times leaf litter, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex termite mound, 1 times ex root mat, on stone, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times along trail below ravine rim, 1 times yellow pan trap, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 38 times Pitfall trap, 17 times Hand collected, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times Pitfalls, 3 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 10m, 5 times Winkler, 1 times Sweep net pm, 1 times Hand, 2 times Winkler Bag, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 2 times By Hand, ...
Elevations: collected from 20 - 2000 meters, 758 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1912-07-01 and 2016-05-24
Type specimens: Holotype: zfmkhym20096086; Paratype: sam-ent-011720; paratype of Xiphomyrmex escherichi: casent0917086; Syntype: sam-ent-011721; syntype of Tetramorium escherichi: casent0901175, casent0909180; syntype of Xiphomyrmex weitzeckeri nigellus: casent0915094; type of Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) escherichi: focol2103, focol2104; unpublished name: Tetramorium weitzeckeri clarispinus: casent0915095