Monomorium elongatum

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Monomorium elongatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. elongatum
Binomial name
Monomorium elongatum
Smith, F., 1876

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Malagasy Region: Mauritius (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.

  • elongatum. Monomorium elongatum Smith, F. 1876a: 448 (w.q.) RODRIGUEZ I.

Description

References

  • Mamet, R. 1954. The ants (Hymenoptera Formicidae) of the Mascarene Islands. Mauritius Inst. Bull. 3: 249-259 (see also)
  • Smith, F. 1876a. Preliminary notice of new species of Hymenoptera, Diptera, and Forficulidae collected in the island of Rodriguez by the naturalists accompanying the Transit-of-Venus expedition. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4(17): 447-451 (page 448, worker, queen described)