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Species: Monomorium damarense   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium salomonis subsp. damarense Forel, 1910e PDF: 17 (w.) NAMIBIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species and senior synonym of Monomorium unicolor: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 340.
See also: Santschi, 1936a PDF: 39.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Savanna, 4 times found in Kathu Bushveld; Acacia erioloba woodland, 4 times found in Olifantshoek Plains Thornveld, open woodland, 2 times found in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 2 times found in grassland, 1 times found in Combretum / Commiphora thicket, 1 times found in Ephemeral river bed and adjacent vegetation in Olifantshoek Plains Thornveld, 2 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in Kathu Bushveld, dominated by Tarchonanthus camphoratus, 1 times found in Lydenburgia - Euclea Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 18 times Pitfall trap, 9 times Pitfall trap, 5 days, 3 times Hand collected, 1 times Sweepnet / Fogging, 1 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 350 - 1420 meters, 990 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium damarense: casent0908736; type of Monomorium salomonis var. unicolor: focol1734

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