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Species: Monomorium musicum   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Monomorium oscaris subsp. musicum Forel, 1910f PDF: 442 (w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Emery, 1922c PDF: 173; Bolton, 1987 PDF: 402.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Gabon, South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 18 times found in Grassland, 11 times found in Moist upland grassland on dolerite, 2 times found in Natural Renosterveld on tillite, 2 times found in Moist upland grassland on sandstone, 1 times found in Mopane savanna, open times found in savanna, 1 times found in Acacia nigrescens savanna, 1 times found in Eragrostis pasture on dolerite, 1 times found in Fynbos - montane fynbos.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 26 times Pitfall trap, 3 times Sweeping, 4 times Winkler Bag, 3 times Yellow Pan Trap, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 240 - 2700 meters, 1996 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1901-12-31 and 2015-10-03

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium musicum: casent0908708; syntype of Monomorium oscaris musicum: casent0902258; unpublished name: Monomorium musicum frugale: casent0913819

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