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Species: Monomorium platynode   Heterick, 2006 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium platynodis Heterick, 2006 PDF: 135, figs. 22, 63, 64 (w.m.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Toamasina, Mont. Anjanaharibe, 18 km 21° NNE Ambinanitelo, 15°11'3"S, 49°36'9"E, 470 m, rainforest, sifted litter, 8-12.iii.2003, coll. Fisher et al., collection code BLF08002; CASENT0026538; CASC. AntCat AntWiki

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Malagasy

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in park/garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times ex rotten log, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex rotten stick on ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times MW 75 sample transect, 5,10m, 1 times MW, 25 sifted litter, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 60 - 1360 meters, 500 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Monomorium platynode: casent0026538; paratype of Monomorium platynode: casent0495376, casent0495377; paratypes: casent0845622



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