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Species: Monomorium fieldi   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Monomorium fieldi Forel, 1910b PDF: 30 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Heterick, 2001 PDF: 402 (q.).
Senior synonym of Monomorium donisthorpei: Heterick, 2001 PDF: 401.
Senior synonym of Monomorium fraterculus: Heterick, 2001 PDF: 401.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia, New Zealand
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Dune, 2 times found in native veg., rural environ., 2 times found in Open forest, 2 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll bushland, 1 times found in on mallee trees 7PM, 1 times found in Escarpment outlier, 1 times found in Palms and ferns area, 1 times found in Act. PM, 1 times found in Euc. savanna, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times soil, 2 times sieved litter, 1 times the Common, 1 times rotton log, 1 times rotten log, 1 times Nests in soil, 1 times Moo-oo plants, 1 times litter, 1 times in soil, 1 times in gravel pit beside road, 1 times Foraging on ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times Pitfall, 8 times traps, 4 times Berlesate, 1 times Intercept/pitfall trap, 1 times Pitfall traps, 1 times Pyrethrum, 1 times By hand, 1 times Site N14, 1 times direct collection, 1 times Ex pantraps, 1 times ex pitfall trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 40 - 700 meters, 365 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1913-10-01 and 2008-12-02

Type specimens: Holotype of Monomorium donisthorpei: casent0902286; syntype of Monomorium fieldi: casent0908769, casent0913861; syntype of Monomorium laeve fraterculus: casent0913585; syntype of Monomorium laeve nigrius: casent0904586, casent0908773

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