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Species: Monomorium lene   Santschi, 1920 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Monomorium lene Santschi, 1920b PDF: 11, fig. 2g-h (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Zimbabwe (“Southern Rhodesia”): Salisbury (= Harare), iv. 1917, no. 421 (G. Arnold). Type-depositories: BMNH, NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Wheeler, 1922: 863; Arnold, 1926 PDF: 231; Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 90; Bolton, 1987 PDF: 397 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 263.
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Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Ephemeral river bed and adjacent vegetation in Olifantshoek Plains Thornveld.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Pitfall trap, 5 days, 1 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 1163 - 1170 meters, 1166 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1917-04-01 and 2017-03-17

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium lene: casent0902254; syntype of Monomorium lene: casent0913811



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