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Species: Monomorium tambourinense   Forel, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium kiliani var. tambourinensis Forel, 1915b PDF: 71 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Monomorium (Notomyrmex): Emery, 1922c PDF: 169; in Chelaner: Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 97; in Monomorium: Taylor, 1987b: 3.
Raised to species: Wheeler & Wheeler, 1960b PDF: 17.
Revived status as species and senior synonym of Monomorium howense: Heterick, 2001 PDF: 389.


  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: 28 times found in rainforest, 10 times found in wet sclerophyll, 5 times found in Closed forest, 1 times found in mallee & heath, 1 times found in under large rock, 1 times found in moss forest, 0 times found in Casuarina/Eucalyptus forest, 1 times found in parkland, 1 times found in Poa, Restio & Richea, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times Litter, 7 times Sieved litter, 6 times under rock, 4 times under stone, 4 times leaf mould, 2 times rotten log, 2 times in red rotten log, 1 times in bark of tree, 1 times ferns bracken, DICKSONIA, 1 times ex rtn. log, 1 times ex rtn log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 39 times Berlesate, 2 times pitfall, 2 times Pyrethrum, 2 times Pyrethrum knockdown, 1 times berlese funnel, 1 times flight intercept trap.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1700 meters, 914 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium tambourinense: casent0908677

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