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Species: Trichomyrmex mayri   (Forel, 1902) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Monomorium gracillimum var. mayri Forel, 1902c PDF: 209 (w.) INDIA. Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of Sharaf et al., 2016a 10.5852/ejt.2016.246 PDF: 20). Type-locality: India: (no further data), “very widespread in the whole of India”. Type-depository: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Mali, Niger, Sudan
    Asia: China, India, Iraq, Israel, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
    Europe: Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Indomalaya, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in isolated date farm, 4 times found in rocky wash with Tamarix and Juniper, 2 times found in gravel wash with Acacia gerrardii, 1 times found in Acacia Juniper woodland, 1 times found in Plantación palmeras.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times under stone, 3 times ground forager(s), 4 times ex soil, 1 times under rock, 1 times on soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times water traps, 3 times light trap, 1 times tuna bait, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 98 - 1950 meters, 1085 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2006-01-12 and 2017-11-16

Type specimens: Lectotype of Monomorium gracillimum mayri: casent0249904; syntype of Monomorium destructor gracillimum karawajewi: casent0908753

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