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Species: Monomorium disertum   Forel, 1913 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium Salomonis var. diserta Forel, 1913k PDF: 216 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Monomorium (Xeromyrmex): Wheeler, 1922: 872.
Raised to species and material of the unavailable name Monomorium petulans referred here: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 342.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Kathu Bushveld; Acacia erioloba woodland, 4 times found in Kathu Bushveld, dominated by Tarchonanthus camphoratus, 1 times found in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland, 1 times found in Bushclumps in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland, 1 times found in Ephemeral river bed and adjacent vegetation in Olifantshoek Plains Thornveld, 1 times found in Rehabilitated waste rock dump, 18 degree slope, 1 times found in Acacia savanna in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 9 times Pitfall trap, 5 days, 4 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 900 - 1707 meters, 1250 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium disertum: casent0908744; syntype of Monomorium salomonis diserta: casent0902216; syntype of Monomorium termitarium disertum petulans: casent0913574

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