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Species: Monomorium disertum   Forel, 1913 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Monomorium salomonis var. diserta Forel, 1913k PDF: 216 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Forel, 1916 PDF: 417 (in text); Emery, 1922c PDF: 178; Wheeler, 1922: 872.
Status as species: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 342 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 261.
Material of the unavailable name Monomorium termitarium disertum petulans referred here by Bolton, 1987 PDF: 342.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Kathu Bushveld; Acacia erioloba woodland, 4 times found in Kathu Bushveld, dominated by Tarchonanthus camphoratus, 1 times found in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland, 1 times found in Acacia savanna in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Bushclumps in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland, 1 times found in Ephemeral river bed and adjacent vegetation in Olifantshoek Plains Thornveld, 1 times found in Mopane savanna, 1 times found in Rehabilitated waste rock dump, 18 degree slope.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 9 times Pitfall trap, 5 days, 5 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 320 - 1707 meters, 1206 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1913-05-10 and 2017-03-16

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011619; syntype of Monomorium disertum: casent0908744; syntype of Monomorium salomonis diserta: casent0902216; syntype of Monomorium termitarium disertum petulans: casent0913574



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