Monomorium andrei

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Monomorium andrei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. andrei
Binomial name
Monomorium andrei
Saunders, E., 1890

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Balearic Islands, Gibraltar (type locality), Iberian Peninsula, Spain.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • andrei. Monomorium andrei Saunders, E. 1890: 204 (w.) GIBRALTAR. Junior synonym of minutum: Collingwood, 1978: 69. Revived from synonymy: Bolton, 1995b: 259. Current subspecies: nominal plus bernardi, fur, furunculum.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 259, Revived from synonymy)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr.; Wilson, E. O. 1957b. A new parasitic ant of the genus Monomorium from Alabama, with a consideration of the status of genus Epixenus Emery. Entomol. News 68: 239-246 (page 244, Replacement name: advena)
  • Collingwood, C. A. 1978. A provisional list of Iberian Formicidae with a key to the worker caste (Hym. Aculeata). EOS. Rev. Esp. Entomol. 52: 65-95 (page 69, Junior synonym of minutum)
  • Emery, C. 1908g. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) Teil IV. Parasitische und Gast-Myrmicinen mit Ausnahme von Strongylognathus. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1908: 549-558 (page 557, fig. 5 queen, male described)
  • Saunders, E. 1890. Aculeate Hymenoptera collected by J. J. Walker, Esq., R.N., F.L.S., at Gibraltar and in North Africa. (Part I - Heterogyna). Entomol. Mon. Mag. 26: 201-205 (page 204, worker described)