Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print:      Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.54.9. California Academy of Science, online at Accessed .

· For web:

Species: Monomorium sahlbergi   Emery, 1898 

Download Data

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Monomorium sahlbergi Emery, 1898c PDF: 131, fig. (w.eq.) ISRAEL. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: 5 syntype workers, 2 syntype ergatoid queens. Type-locality: Israel: Jericho (J. Sahlberg). Type-depository: MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Israel, Sri Lanka
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in urban/garden, 2 times found in exterior house, 2 times found in Apple computer assembly plant.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times ground forager(s), 3 times on low vegetation, 1 times pallet from Thailand, 1 times ex pallet from Thialand.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times water traps.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 400 meters, 81 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1961-11-23 and 2016-04-09

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium dichroum: casent0902222, casent0908718, casent0917812; syntype of Monomorium sahlbergi: casent0904576, casent0904577

See something amiss? Send us an email.