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Species: Monomorium boerorum   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Monomorium minutum var. boerorum Forel, 1910f PDF: 442 (w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 381.

Distribution:

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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Santschi, F., 1915, Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 84, pp. 244-282

var. boerorumHNS, n. var.

[[ worker ]]. Long. 1,9 - 2 mm. D'un jaune plus ocrace que le type de l'espece et un peu moins luisant en arriere. Pilosite plus faible. Tete un peu plus large, les cotes plus distinctement convexes et le bord posterieur legerement concave. Les lobes frontaux plus arrondis. Pronotum un peu plus convexe. Epinotum et pedicule un peu plus allonges. Du resto semblable au type.

Transvaal: Pretoria.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland, 2 times found in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Lydenburg Montane Grassland.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Hand collected, 1 times Sweepnet / Fogging.

Elevations: collected from 1250 - 1650 meters, 1446 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium boerorum: casent0902259, casent0908704



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