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Species: Monomorium destructor   (Jerdon, 1851) 

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Trichomyrmex destructor

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Atta destructor Jerdon, 1851 PDF: 105 (w.) INDIA. AntCat AntWiki HOL


Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Mpala Res. Centre


Presente en la zona árida, asociada a asentamientos humanos en las islas Baltra y Floreana.


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Rainforest, 0 times found in ex refugee boat from Singapore, 0 times found in ex shoes from Taiwan, 0 times found in Hydnophytum, 1 times found in in mail unident. leaves, 0 times found in Night, Paddock, 0 times found in University, 1 times found in Urban environ..

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times under dung B/side, 1 times Spine of imported book, 0 times on tree, 0 times numerous, 0 times from caravan, 0 times ex. timber, 0 times ex. ducks, 0 times ex timber from Malaya, 1 times Attacking electric cable.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Berlesate.

Elevations: collected from 100 - 550 meters, 325 meters average

Type specimens:

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