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Species: Monomorium delagoense   Forel, 1894 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium Salomonis r. delagoense Forel, 1894b PDF: 87 (w.) MOZAMBIQUE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1910f PDF: 441 (q.m.).
Combination in Monomorium (Xeromyrmex): Wheeler, 1922: 870.
Raised to species: Santschi, 1928f PDF: 192.
Senior synonym of Monomorium grahamstownense, Monomorium lacrymans: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 341.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Euclea-Seersia Open Shrubland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 1 times found in Heavily grazed Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Lydenburg Thornveld, 1 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in grassland.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 750 - 1500 meters, 1100 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Monomorium delagoense lacrymans: casent0902197; syntype of Monomorium delagoense: casent0908737; syntype of Monomorium salomonis delagoense: casent0902196; syntype of Monomorium salomonis delagoense grahamstownensis: casent0908738; type of Monomorium salomonis r. delagoense: focol1740, focol1741

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