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Species: Monomorium rubriceps   Mayr, 1876 

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Note: Not a Valid Taxon Name

Current Valid Name:

Chelaner rubriceps

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Monomorium rubriceps Mayr, 1876 PDF: 101 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA (Queensland, New South Wales). Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers, syntype males (numbers not stated). Type-localities: Australia: Queensland, Rockhampton (no collector’s name), Queensland, Cape York (no collector’s name), New South Wales, Sydney (no collector’s name). Type-depository: NHMW. Type notes: Heterick, 2001 PDF: 436, records a ‘paralectotype...desig. by R.W. Taylor’, but no publication that nominates a lectotype has been detected. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 15 times found in dry sclerophyll, 12 times found in rainforest, 7 times found in wet sclerophyll, 3 times found in Grazed Euc. dieback area, 2 times found in Med. sclerophyll, 2 times found in near lighthouse, 2 times found in relict rainforest on volcanic hilltop, 1 times found in swamp edge, Eucalyptus, 1 times found in Euc. cladocalyx dom, 1 times found in Wet sclerophyll gully, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on tree, 2 times nest in soil under stone, 2 times ground strays, 2 times between granite rocks, 1 times tree trunk, 1 times on low veg., 1 times nocturnal stray, 1 times Moo-oo plants, 1 times mainly eucalypt litter, 1 times litter, 1 times in sound dead wood on ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Berlesate, 2 times direct collection, 1 times Pyrethrum.

Elevations: collected from 12 - 1219 meters, 367 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1906-02-10 and 2017-01-05

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-015645, anic32-015646

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