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Species: Monomorium mictilis   Forel, 1910 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium (Martia) atomus subsp. mictilis Forel, 1910c PDF: 252 (w.q.) ETHIOPIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Monomorium (Lampromyrmex): Wheeler, 1922: 876.
Subspecies of Monomorium exiguum: Wheeler, 1922: 876.
Raised to species and material of the unavailable name Monomorium sudanicum referred here: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 401.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Mali, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Olifantshoek Plains Thornveld, open woodland, 4 times found in Kathu Bushveld, dominated by Tarchonanthus camphoratus, 4 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 2 times found in grassland, 3 times found in Rehabilitated waste rock dump, 18 degree slope, Central Namib) times found in Desert (VEGTYPE, 2 times found in Euclea-Seersia Open Shrubland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 2 times found in Kathu Bushveld; Acacia erioloba woodland, 1 times found in Bushmanland Inselberg Shrubland, 1 times found in Rand Highveld Grassland, rocky ridge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times leaf litter, 1 times 0.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times Pitfall trap, 5 days, 11 times Pitfall trap, 6 times Hand collected, 2 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 222 - 1707 meters, 1179 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium mictilis: casent0101595; syntype of Monomorium exiguum mictile sudanicum: casent0913818



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