Monomorium dakarense

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Monomorium dakarense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. dakarense
Binomial name
Monomorium dakarense
Santschi, 1914

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Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Senegal (type locality).

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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.

  • dakarense. Monomorium bicolor st. dakarense Santschi, 1914d: 353 (diagnosis in key) (w.) SENEGAL. Subspecies of subopacum: Santschi, 1927d: 245. Raised to species: Bolton, 1987: 339.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1987. A review of the Solenopsis genus-group and revision of Afrotropical Monomorium Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 54: 263-452 (page 339, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1914d. Formicides de l'Afrique occidentale et australe du voyage de Mr. le Professeur F. Silvestri. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 8: 309-385 (page 353, (diagnosis in key) worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1927e. Révision myrmécologique. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 67: 240-248 (page 245, Stirps of subopacum)