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Species: Monomorium sordidum   Forel, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium sordidum Forel, 1902j PDF: 443 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Heterick, 2001 PDF: 413 (q.m.).
Senior synonym of Monomorium foreli, Monomorium micron, Monomorium nigriventris, Monomorium squamigena, Monomorium tostum: Heterick, 2001 PDF: 412.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Mallee woodland, 5 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 3 times found in native veg., rural environ., 3 times found in base granite mt., 2 times found in Spinifex with mallee, 1 times found in Cane grass, 1 times found in Inland heathland, light soil, 1 times found in Riparian woodland, 1 times found in Chenopod shrubland, 1 times found in low granite outcrop in Karri for., ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times On ground, 4 times soil, 3 times nest in soil under stone, 3 times in soil, 2 times Foraging on soil near creek, 2 times Foraging on ground near creek, 2 times under rock, 2 times Triodia, 1 times nocturnal ground strays, 1 times nest under stone, 1 times litter, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Pitfall, 7 times traps, 3 times pitfall traps, 3 times Sweeping, 2 times direct collection, 1 times traps by water, 1 times ex pitfall trap, 1 times ex yellow tray, 1 times Flight intercept/trough trap, 1 times gidgee traps, 1 times hand coll., ...

Elevations: collected from 70 - 1200 meters, 423 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-015642, anic32-015643, anic32-015644; syntype of Monomorium foreli: casent0905835, casent0908758, casent0916997; syntype of Monomorium sordidum: casent0908685; syntype of Monomorium sordidum nigriventris: casent0908686; type of Monomorium (Holcomyrmex) foreli: focol0304, focol1702, focol1703, focol1704, focol1705; type of Monomorium foreli: focol0302, focol0303; type of Monomorium rothsteini var. squamigena: focol1706

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