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Species: Monomorium chinense   Santschi, 1925 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium minutum var. chinensis Santschi, 1925f PDF: 86 (w.) CHINA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1929g PDF: 6 (q.m.).
Raised to species: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 288 (in text).

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China
    Oceania: Palau
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Oceania, Palearctic
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic bioregions

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Botanical garden rubber plantation, 8 times found in Rubber plantation, 2 times found in 2nd Generation Rubber plantation, 1 times found in rain forest, 1 times found in the rain started just as I was checking the baits., 1 times found in Davis sifted near community center, sub-urban 2� forest, 1 times found in Dump PB + MS baiting, 1 times found in leaf litter davis-sifted, 1 times found in O. simillimus on T. argentia next to small house near beach. nest in tree? ; Paratrechina sp. foraging on sand near shade structure., 1 times found in PB + Maple syrum bait, +incidentals, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times the rain started just as I was checking the baits., 1 times sweeping and hand-collecting from savannah veg, 1 times outer wall and inner stones small stonework, immediately surrounding church, 1 times O. simillimus on T. argentia next to small house near beach. nest in tree? ; Paratrechina sp. foraging on sand near shade structure., 1 times leaf litter, 1 times dump.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Random coll. Winkler sifting, 5 times m2 Winkler sifting, 5 times hand collected|aspirator>bait trap|peanut butter, maple syrup, 2 times Davis sifting>hand collected|aspirator, 1 times Hand collection, 1 times sweeping>hand collected|asperating, 1 times hand collected|aspirator.

Elevations: collected from 105 - 840 meters, 602 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium chinense: casent0913567; syntype of Monomorium minutum chinense: casent0916996



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