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Species: Monomorium ergatogyna   Wheeler, 1904 

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Monomorium ergatogyna_cf

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Monomorium minutum subsp. ergatogyna Wheeler, 1904e PDF: 269 (w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

DuBois, 1986 PDF: 88 (m.).
Raised to species: Essig, 1926 PDF: 857.
Junior synonym of Monomorium minimum: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 219.
Revived from synonymy, status as species: DuBois, 1986 PDF: 86.
Senior synonym of Monomorium wheelerorum: Ward, 2005 PDF: 14.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Botswana
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Nearctic

Distribution Notes:


Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Monomorium ergatogyna   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Monomorium   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: 14, (download) 14 21008

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 50 times found in on swimming pool surface, 10 times found in coastal scrub, 8 times found in oak woodland, 4 times found in pine/oak woodland, 3 times found in grassland, 2 times found in oak/juniper woodland, 4 times found in riparian oak woodland, 1 times found in in dry packed soil, 1 times found in on dry, rocky and exposed soil covered by isolated patches of grass, 2 times found in sagebrush desert, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 26 times under stone, 8 times nest under rock, 7 times nest under stone, 10 times under rock, 9 times ground forager(s), 5 times found under rock, 1 times exposed soil, 2 times ants found under concrete slab, 2 times ants found foraging, 1 times on exposed soilon trail near nest entrance., 2 times nest in soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 42 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 23 times hand collecting, 26 times search, 2 times bait, 2 times Winkler sifter, 3 times Davis sifter, 1 times hand coll., 2 times hand collected, 2 times cookie bait, 1 times direct collection, 1 times pecan sandie bait, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2630 meters, 969 meters average

Type specimens: paratype: casent0103533, casent0105771

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