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Species: Syllophopsis thrascolepta   (Bolton, 1987) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Monomorium thrascoleptum Bolton, 1987 PDF: 424, figs. 93, 94 (w.) IVORY COAST. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Ivory Coast: Nzi Noua, 13.i.1977 (W.L. Brown). Type-depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 8 paratype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depositories: BMNH, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ivory Coast
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in montane rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 375 - 1440 meters, 708 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1977-01-13 and 2001-05-10

Type specimens: paratype of Monomorium thrascoleptum: casent0902228

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