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Species: Trichomyrmex perplexus   (Radchenko, 1997) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Monomorium perplexum Radchenko, 1997g PDF: 213, figs. 1-11 (w.q.m.) ARMENIA. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Armenia: env. Megry, vil. Legvaz, no. 324-86, (A. Radchenko). Type-depository: SIZK. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 58 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen, 2 paratype males. Paratype-locality: 20 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 10 paratype workers with same data as holotype but no. 328-86, 6 paratype workers Armenia: Ekhegnadzor, Malyshka, 22.v.1988 (G. Arakelian), 2 paratype workers Georgia: Lekistskhali, 28.ix1960, no. 439 (T. Zhyzhylashvili), 2 paratype males with same data as last but no. 437, 1 paratype worker, 1 paratype queen with same data as last but no. 436, 7 paratype workers Georgia: Eldarskaya plane, 8.iv.1962, no. 107 (T. Zhyzhylashvili), 1 paratype worker Greece: Crete, Amari, 4.v.1906 (L. Biró), 9 paratype workers Greece: Crete, Heracleon, 12.v.1906, (L. Biró), 2 paratype workers Transcaucasus, Taribana (no collector’s name). Paratype-depositories: MIZW, SIZK, ZMUM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Armenia, Cyprus, Iran, Turkey, United Arab Emirates
    Europe: Greece, Russia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in pastures, 2 times found in seashore with frygana and Pinus trees, 1 times found in abandoned gardens, 1 times found in limestone gorge with Platanus trees, 1 times found in pine forest, 1 times found in wadi.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times under stone, 1 times beach area.

Elevations: collected from 7 - 433 meters, 125 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1984-08-15 and 2013-06-09

Type specimens: Holotype of Monomorium perplexus: casent0917365

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