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Species: Monomorium intrudens   Smith, 1874 

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Monomorium intrudens pieli

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Monomorium intrudens Smith, 1874b PDF: 406 (w.) JAPAN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Monomorium floricola: Wheeler, 1906h PDF: 310.
Revived from synonymy and senior synonym of Monomorium nipponense: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 390 (in text).
Senior synonym of Monomorium gracilum, Monomorium robustum, Monomorium satoi: Ogata & Bolton, 1989 PDF: 460.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Monomorium intrudens pieli.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, Indonesia, Japan
    Oceania: Australia, Fiji, Palau, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Oceania, Palearctic
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic bioregions

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in port of entry/city, 1 times found in human settlement, 2 times found in Port of entry, 1 times found in riparian forest, 1 times found in Parkland, 1 times found in Rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times recruiting to bait, 1 times nest in clay soil, 1 times foraging on ground, 1 times Sieved litter, 1 times on loquat, 0 times on Hoop pine, 1 times in loquat.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times H, 1 times search, 1 times Berlesate, 1 times Davis sifting>hand collected|aspirator, 1 times Pitfall, 1 times Pyrethrum knockdown.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 400 meters, 60 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Monomorium intrudens: casent0902283; syntype of Monomorium (Parholcomyrmex) nipponense: casent0913808

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