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Species: Chelaner melleus   (Emery, 1914) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Monomorium melleum Emery, 1914f PDF: 408, pl. 13, fig. 5 (w.q.) NEW CALEDONIA. Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers, syntype queen(s) (numbers not stated). Type-locality: New Caledonia: Mt Panié, 550 m. (F. Sarasin & J. Roux). Type-depositories: MSNG, NHMB. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Monomorium: Taylor, 1987b: 4.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: New Caledonia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times behind lichen.

Elevations: collected at 616 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1911-06-27 00:00:00.0 and 1949-08-22 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium melleum: casent0904572

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