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Species: Monomorium spectrum   Bolton, 1987 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium spectrum Bolton, 1987 PDF: 411 (w.) GABON. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Gabon, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Espira, 2001

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in rainforest, 14 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 3 times found in tropical wet forest, 3 times found in littoral rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 14 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 11 times undergrowth, low canopy in forest, 3 times sifted leaf litter, 3 times elephant path, 1 times ex dead branch above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 14 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times Winkler sifter, 2 times sweep.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1500 meters, 506 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Monomorium spectrum: casent0902268

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