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Species: Monomorium luteum   Emery, 1881 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium luteum Emery, 1881b: 533 (w.) YEMEN. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Monomorium (Xeromyrmex): Emery, 1922c PDF: 177.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in irrigated date and olive trees, 2 times found in rocky wash with Tamarix and Juniper, 2 times found in gravel wash with Acacia gerrardii, 1 times found in roadside desert 7pm, 1 times found in Rocky brush along wash, 1 times found in date farm.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times ground forager(s), 2 times under rock, 1 times ground nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times water traps, 6 times light trap, 1 times pitfall traps, 1 times water traps/light trap.

Elevations: collected from 525 - 1750 meters, 878 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium luteum: casent0904599

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