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Species: Monomorium anceps   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium (Xeromyrmex) subopacum var. anceps Emery, 1895i PDF: 24 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in M.
Raised to species: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 336.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Olifantshoek Plains Thornveld, open woodland, 7 times found in grassland, 3 times found in Gold Reef Mountain Bushveld, 2 times found in Acacia Thicket (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 3 times found in Kathu Bushveld, dominated by Tarchonanthus camphoratus, 2 times found in Acacia Closed Woodland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 2 times found in Kathu Bushveld; Acacia erioloba woodland, 2 times found in Rehabilitated waste rock dump, 18 degree slope, 1 times found in Lydenburgia - Euclea Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in Combretum erythrophyllum Riverine Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld).

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times Pitfall trap, 10 times Pitfall trap, 5 days, 5 times Hand collected, 3 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 100 - 1690 meters, 1205 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium subopacum anceps: casent0904598

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