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Species: Monomorium mirandum   Arnold, 1955 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium (Monomorium) mirandum Arnold, 1955 PDF: 734, fig. 2 (w.) KENYA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 401.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Arabuko Sukoke


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in riparian forest, 5 times found in dry forest, 5 times found in miombo woodland, 3 times found in closed forest, 2 times found in closed forest at foot of inselberg, 2 times found in Open Miombo Woodland, 1 times found in forest on inselberg, 1 times found in miombo at base of inselberg, 1 times found in Miombo woodland/forest, 1 times found in Mixed deciduous woodland / Sand Forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times sifted litter, 5 times on low vegetation, 6 times ex soil, 1 times ground nest, 1 times ex rotting tree stump, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times under stone, 2 times yellow pan trap, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times leaf litter, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times beating low vegetation, 4 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Human dung trap, 2 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times Malaise trap, 4 Malaise traps, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 10m, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 12 - 779 meters, 217 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Monomorium mirandum: casent0902247

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