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Species: Monomorium rosae   Santschi, 1920 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium rosae Santschi, 1920b PDF: 13, fig. 2 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Monomorium cotterelli: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 408.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Senegal
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Bolton 1987


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Savannah Forest, 1 times found in Cultives, 1 times found in extensively used tea field.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Kakamega 2007 survey, leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Winkler, 1 times Hand, 1 times pitfall trap, Transect 24 70m.

Elevations: collected from 160 - 1650 meters, 415 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Diplomorium cotterelli: casent0902271; syntype of Monomorium rosae: rmcaent000017774

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