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Species: Tetramorium hecate   Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2013 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Tetramorium hecate Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2013 10.3897/zookeys.299.5063 PDF: 98, figs. 1A, 4A-C, 5A-C, 7 (w.) GABON. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Gabon: Prov. Estuaire, F.C. Mondah, 21 km. 331° NNW Libreville, 0°34.6’N, 9°20.1’E, 10 m., littoral rainforest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), BLF01742 (B.L. Fisher). Primary type depository: CASC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 16 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, CASC, MCZC, MHNG, NHMB. AntCat AntWiki
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Gabon
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in littoral rainforest, 3 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 290 meters, 62 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1998-02-24 00:00:00.0 and 2000-04-14 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium hecate: casent0248334; paratype of Tetramorium hecate: casent0235154, casent0248332, casent0248333, casent0248335, casent0248336, casent0248337, casent0248338, casent0248339, casent0248340, casent0248341, casent0248342, casent0248343, casent0248344, casent0248345

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