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Species: Monomorium kiliani   Forel, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium kiliani Forel, 1902j PDF: 441 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Heterick, 2001 PDF: 386 (q.m.).
Combination in Monomorium (Notomyrmex): Emery, 1922c PDF: 169; in Chelaner: Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 97; in Monomorium: Taylor, 1987b: 3.
Senior synonym of Monomorium obscurella: Heterick, 2001 PDF: 385.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in dry sclerophyll, 9 times found in wet sclerophyll, 4 times found in Mallee, 4 times found in Rainforest, 3 times found in Radiata pine plantation, 2 times found in closed forest, 1 times found in Dry sparse sclerophyll, low hills, 1 times found in thick mallee stem, 1 times found in Heavy scrub and coastal dunes, 1 times found in wet schlero., ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times litter, 5 times under rock, 2 times nest in soil under stone, 2 times leaf litter, 2 times grass turf under Acacia, 1 times 8am, 1 times under rock in floor of valley, 1 times Under granite rock (on) ridge, 1 times nest in soil in middle of track, 1 times nest in soil, 1 times nest in sand at base of tree, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times Berlesate, 4 times traps, 3 times pitfall, 1 times litter sample, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times pitfalls.

Elevations: collected from 76 - 1494 meters, 735 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium kiliani: casent0908676; type of Monomorium kiliani var. obscurella: focol1711, focol1712

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