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Species: Monomorium osiridis   Santschi, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium osiridis Santschi, 1915c PDF: 258, fig. 7 (w.) KENYA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 354.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
  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 Open Miombo Woodland, 3 times found in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 2 times found in Combretum / Commiphora thicket, 1 times found in Savannah.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Human dung trap, 1 times Bait.

Elevations: collected from 272 - 1200 meters, 684 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium osiridis: casent0913828

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