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Species: Monomorium excelsior   Arnold, 1926 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium tchelichofi var. excelsior Arnold, 1926 PDF: 227 (w.m.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species and senior synonym of Monomorium speculiceps: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 344.

Taxon Page Images:

Monomorium excelsior. Tygerberg Nature Reserve, Cape Town, South Africa: 18 July 2016. Photo and collection by Philip Herbst


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Strandveld.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under slab.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times pooter.

Elevations: collected at 58 m

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium tchelichofi excelsior: casent0902203; syntype of Monomorium speculiceps: casent0913580

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