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Species: Monomorium vaguum   Santschi, 1930 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Monomorium (Lampromyrmex) vaguum Santschi, 1930a PDF: 68, figs. 26-29 (w.q.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 41.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Tanzania
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Bolton 1987

Notes:

Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 6 times found in Kathu Bushveld; Acacia erioloba woodland, 5 times found in Olifantshoek Plains Thornveld, open woodland, 5 times found in Kathu Bushveld, dominated by Tarchonanthus camphoratus, 2 times found in Open Miombo Woodland, 3 times found in Acacia savanna in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 2 times found in Euclea-Seersia Open Shrubland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 2 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in Lydenburg Thornveld, 2 times found in Lydenburgia - Euclea Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 22 times Pitfall trap, 15 times Pitfall trap, 5 days, 1 times Bait, 2 times Hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 273 - 1350 meters, 1015 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium (Lampromyrmex) vaguum: casent0913862



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