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Species: Monomorium leae   Forel, 1913 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium leae Forel, 1913h PDF: 185 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Heterick, 2001 PDF: 429 (m.).
Combination in Monomorium (Notomyrmex): Emery, 1922c PDF: 169; in Chelaner: Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 97; in Monomorium: Taylor, 1987b: 3.


  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: 34 times found in Rainforest, 12 times found in dry sclerophyll, 10 times found in Mallee, 9 times found in wet sclerophyll, 3 times found in closed forest, 3 times found in Mallee woodland, 3 times found in Eucalyptus forest, 2 times found in Rainforest valley, 2 times found in native veg., rural environ., 2 times found in A. preissii, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 15 times litter, 7 times ex rotten log, 5 times under rock, 5 times leaf litter, 4 times under stone, 3 times between rocks, 2 times under stones, 2 times Sieved litter, 2 times common in mossy lumps of soil at base of tree, 2 times nest in broken boulder, 2 times nest between rocks, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 27 times Berlesate, 18 times Pitfall, 3 times Pyrethrum knockdown, 2 times Ex ethanol, 2 times Flight intercept/trough trap, 1 times Ex pantraps, 1 times flight intercept window/trough trap, 1 times litter, 1 times Pyrethrum, 1 times Site N04, 1 times Berlesate, stick brushing, ...

Elevations: collected from 125 - 1700 meters, 793 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-015638; syntype of Monomorium flavipes: antweb1008202; syntype of Monomorium hemiphaeum: antweb1008203; syntype of Monomorium insularis: antweb1008204; syntype of Monomorium leae: casent0908678

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