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Species: Monomorium opacum   Forel, 1913 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium opacum Forel, 1913b PDF: 333 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 353.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in miombo woodland, 1 times found in Combretum / Commiphora thicket.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times Thatched roof, 1 times in soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Hand collected, 1 times Human dung day trap, 1 times Human dung night trap, 1 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 840 - 1650 meters, 1420 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium opacum: casent0908734

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