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Species: Syllophopsis jonesi   (Arnold, 1952) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium jonesi Arnold, 1952a PDF: 465. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Syllophopsis arnoldi: Santschi, 1921c PDF: 120. [Junior secondary homonym of Monomorium arnoldi: Forel, 1913a PDF: 137.].
[Note: as the replacement name Syllophopsis jonesi was proposed before 1960 (when both arnoldi taxa were included in Monomorium), the replacement name retains validity under ICZN Art. 59.3. Therefore the priority awarded by Ward et al., 2015 10.1111/syen.12090 PDF: 73, is incorrect.].
Status as species: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 422 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 263.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Gold Reef Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland, 1 times found in Bushclumps in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand collected, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 1677 - 1707 meters, 1691 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium arnoldi: casent0902251, casent0908690; syntype of Syllophopsis arnoldi: casent0913810



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