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Species: Monomorium laeve   Mayr, 1876 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Monomorium laeve Mayr, 1876 PDF: 101 (w.) AUSTRALIA (Queensland). Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Australia: Rockhampton (no collector’s name). Type-depository: NHMW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as leve by Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 67.].
Heterick, 2001 PDF: 404 (q.m.).
Combination in Monomorium (Mitara): Emery, 1913c PDF: 261.
Senior synonym of Monomorium broomense: Heterick, 2001 PDF: 404.
Senior synonym of Monomorium ilia: Heterick, 2001 PDF: 404.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Riparian woodland, 1 times found in Low shrub/grassland, 1 times found in Mixed native/exotic veg., semi-rural environ., 1 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in native veg., rural environ. (minesite), 1 times found in Open woody savannah, 1 times found in black soil few trees, 1 times found in r'forest, 1 times found in Cons Pdk, 1 times found in creek, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times in house, 2 times soil, 2 times litter, 2 times In kitchen, 1 times under stone, 1 times under dead branch in termite galleries, 1 times Triordia, 1 times Triodia, 1 times nest under mangrove bark, 1 times kitchen, 1 times Infesting quaters, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times traps, 8 times Pitfall, 1 times Site GP1.

Elevations: collected at 50 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1905-05-22 and 2005-04-24

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium ilia: casent0904588, casent0908771; syntype of Monomorium ilia lamingtonensis: casent0908770; syntype of Monomorium laeve: casent0916019; syntype of Monomorium laeve broomense: casent0908772; type of Monomorium (Martia) ilia: focol0049-1, focol0049-2, focol0050-1, focol0050-2

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