Monomorium dictator

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Monomorium dictator
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. dictator
Binomial name
Monomorium dictator
Santschi, 1937

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Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola (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.

  • dictator. Monomorium (Xeromyrmex) bicolor st. dictator Santschi, 1937d: 224, figs. 20, 21 (w.q.) ANGOLA. Raised to species and material of the unavailable name impuriceps referred here: Bolton, 1987: 341.

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 341, raised to species, and material of the unavailable name impuriceps referred here.)
  • Santschi, F. 1937d. Résultats de la Mission scientifique suisse en Angola (2me voyage) 1932-1933. Fourmis angolaises. Rev. Suisse Zool. 44: 211-250 (page 224, figs. 20, 21 worker, queen described)