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Species: Monomorium viridum   Brown, 1943 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Monomorium viridum Brown, 1943 PDF: 243 (w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Crozier, 1970a PDF: 116 (k.); DuBois, 1986 PDF: 98 (m.).
Senior synonym of Monomorium peninsulatum: DuBois, 1986 PDF: 96.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, 8 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 6 times found in Scrubby Flatwoods, 6 times found in cottonwood-willow forest, 5 times found in Oak-cedar forest, 4 times found in Bottomland forest, 4 times found in Oak-pinyon-cedar woodland, 3 times found in Canyon bottom, 3 times found in Pine-oak forest, 3 times found in Mesquite woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 13 times under rock, 2 times under boulder, 1 times ground nest, 1 times grass hummock, 1 times dead oak, log stage 2, 1 times Canyon bottom, Under rock, 1 times Canyon bottom, 1 times under stone, 1 times under stick, 1 times under bark of jacaranda tree, 1 times under bark of dead twig, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times at bait, 1 times hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 2591 meters, 1265 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1937-05-07 and 2013-03-27

Type specimens:

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