Monomorium disertum

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Monomorium disertum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. disertum
Binomial name
Monomorium disertum
Forel, 1913

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe (type locality).

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • disertum. Monomorium salomonis var. diserta Forel, 1913j: 216 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Combination in M. (Xeromyrmex): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 872. Subspecies of termitarium: Santschi, 1928f: 194. Raised to species and material of the unavailable name petulans referred here: Bolton, 1987: 342.

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 342, Raised to species, and material of the unavailable name petulans referred here.)
  • Forel, A. 1913k. Ameisen aus Rhodesia, Kapland usw. (Hym.) gesammelt von Herrn G. Arnold, Dr. H. Brauns und Anderen. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1913(Su Suppl: 203-225 (page 216, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1928f. Descriptions de nouvelles fourmis éthiopiennes (suite). Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 16: 191-213 (page 194, Stirps of termitarium)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 872, Combination in M. (Xeromyrmex))