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Species: Monomorium draxocum   Bolton, 1987 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Monomorium draxocum Bolton, 1987 PDF: 385 (w.) CAMEROUN. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


(based on species list records)
Afrotropical Region: Africa, Angola, Bundibugyo, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eastern Africa, Gabon, Kabarole, Kakamega, Kenya, Middle Africa, Ogooué-Maritime, South, South-West, Uganda

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in swamp forest, 5 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 1 times found in mature swamp forest, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in primary forest habitat, 1 times found in costal lowland rainforest, 1 times found in equatorial rainforest, 1 times found in littoral rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 4 times ex sifted leaf litter, 5 times undergrowth, low canopy in forest, 1 times under bark flap, 1 times sifted litter, 1 times Kakamega 2007 survey, leaf litter, 1 times along stream.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 9 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times search, 2 times Winkler, 1 times winkler extraction, Transect 18 10m.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1800 meters, 655 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Monomorium draxocum: casent0902241

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