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Species: Erromyrma latinodis   (Mayr, 1872) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium latinode Mayr, 1872 PDF: 152 (w.) BORNEO. Indomalaya. Primary type information: Malaysia, Borneo, Sarwak,; CASENT0010941; BMNH. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Erromyrma: Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 274.
Heterick, 2006 PDF: 108 (Lectotype designation).


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Comoros, Madagascar, Mayotte, Tanzania
    Asia: Borneo, Malaysia, Oman, Sri Lanka
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Indomalaya, Malagasy, Palearctic
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Indomalaya bioregion

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 47 times found in tropical dry forest, 12 times found in park/garden, 11 times found in coastal scrub, 8 times found in urban/garden, 8 times found in roadside, 5 times found in coastal scrub, mangrove, 3 times found in secondary thicket and diverse vegetation, 3 times found in urban garden, 3 times found in montane rainforest, 3 times found in mangrove, coastal scrub, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 22 times on low vegetation, 6 times under tree bark, live tree, 15 times on low vegn., 8 times ground forager(s), 9 times ex soil, 4 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times ex dead twig above ground, 3 times under stone, 4 times ground nest, 3 times ex rotten log, 2 times sifted litter, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times beating, 3 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times beating low vegetation, 2 times SD 20 digging sample transect, 10m, 1 times MW 20 sample transect, 10m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 20 tube sample transect, 10m, 1 times sweeping.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 1949 meters, 152 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Monomorium voeltzkowi: casent0101621; paralectotype of Monomorium voeltzkowi: casent0101591, casent0101928; syntype of Monomorium latinode: casent0905756; type of Monomorium latinode: focol0634-1, focol0634-2, focol0634-3

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