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Species: Monomorium rothsteini   Forel, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Monomorium rothsteini Forel, 1902j PDF: 444 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. Primary type information: Queensland, Charters Towers, Wiederhehr; ANIC. Genbank accession numbers: KC572911–KCC572920; KC572923 AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Imai et al., 1977 PDF: 348 (k.); Heterick, 2001 PDF: 409 (q.m.); Sparks et al., 2014 PDF: 517 (lectotype designation).
Combination in Monomorium (Parholcomyrmex): Santschi, 1919a PDF: 328; in Chelaner: Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 97; in Monomorium: Taylor, 1987b: 3.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in sclerophyl forest, 1 times found in Sandplain heathland, 1 times found in Woodland, 1 times found in Eucalypt, open woodland, 1 times found in Ex paddock, 1 times found in In garden, 1 times found in Mallee woodland; light soil/clay.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times soil, 1 times nest in ground, 1 times On drive of roadhouse, 1 times low mound, 1 times forager on ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search, 1 times ex pitfall trap, 1 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 400 meters, 280 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-015637, anic32-015695, anic32-015696; syntype of Monomorium rothsteini: casent0908683; syntype of Monomorium rothsteini leda: casent0908684



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