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Species: Syllophopsis aureorugosa   (Heterick, 2006) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Monomorium aureorugosum Heterick, 2006 PDF: 160, figs. 28, 73, 74 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Madagascar: Prov. Toamasina, 6.9 km. NE Ambanizana, 825 m., 15°34’S, 50°00’E, 2.xii.1993, #976(14)-19, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), rainforest, BLF00976 (B.L. Fisher). Type-depository: CASC. Type-specimen: CASENT0172919. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 37 paratype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depositories: ANIC, BMNH, CASC, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 27 times found in rainforest, 4 times found in montane rainforest, 2 times found in disturbed rainforest, 1 times found in secondary rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 5 times ex soil, 4 times ground forager(s), 3 times ex root mat, 4 times sifted litter, 2 times ground nest, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times ex rotten branch on ground, 1 times under stone, 1 times nest in soil below tree roots, 1 times ex. log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times 5 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times 03 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times winkler app., 1 times 1 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 3 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, ...

Elevations: collected from 25 - 1039 meters, 762 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-11-20 and 2018-02-13

Type specimens: Holotype of Syllophopsis aureorugosa: casent0172919; paratype of Syllophopsis aureorugosa: blf0976(34)-16, blf0976(37)-15, blf0976(47)-17

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