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Species: Monomorium antipodum   Forel, 1901 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Monomorium antipodum Forel, 1901j PDF: 377 (w.) NEW ZEALAND. Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: New Zealand: Auckland (Suter?). Type-depository: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia, New Zealand
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

North Island, and NW South Island


coastal and forest margins, occassionally found inside houses


possibly a synoymn of M. fieldi (Australian species)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Bluegum, 1 times found in houses.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times polypore, 1 times under bark, 1 times on refrigerator in kitchen, 1 times on food.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Site GP1.

Collect Date Range: collected between 1927-10-30 and 2005-04-24

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium antipodum: casent0908689

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