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Species: Trichomyrmex emeryi   (Mayr, 1895) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Monomorium emeryi Mayr, 1895 PDF: 132 (w.) MOZAMBIQUE. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Mozambique: (no further data) (H. Brauns). Type-depository: NHMW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1916 PDF: 213 (q.m.)
Status as species: Mayr, 1897 PDF: 427; Forel, 1903a PDF: 687; Forel, 1913a PDF: 136; Arnold, 1916 PDF: 212; Emery, 1922c PDF: 176; Wheeler, 1922: 863; Arnold, 1944 PDF: 13; Prins, 1963 PDF: 103; Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 88; Bolton, 1987 PDF: 325 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 261.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Savannah, 2 times found in Combretum / Commiphora thicket, 1 times found in Heavily grazed Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Open woodland, 1 times found in Savanna, 1 times found in savannah woodland, 1 times found in Calcrete-rich Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground foragers, 1 times foraging.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Pitfall trap, 2 times Hand collected, 1 times Human dung trap.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 840 meters, 600 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2003-05-07 and 2016-08-07

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium emeryi: casent0908727, casent0916011

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