Monomorium forcipatum

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

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: New Caledonia (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.

  • forcipatum. Monomorium (Chelaner) forcipatum Emery, 1914f: 410, pl. 13, fig. 7 (w.q.m.) NEW CALEDONIA. Combination in Chelaner: Ettershank, 1966: 96; in Monomorium: Taylor, 1987b: 4.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1914f. Les fourmis de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et des îles Loyalty. Nova Caled. A Zool. 1: 393-437 (page 410, pl. 13, fig. 7 worker, queen, male described)
  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 96, Combination in Chelaner)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1987b. A checklist of the ants of Australia, New Caledonia and New Zealand (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). First supplement, 10 July, 1987. CSIRO Div. Entomol. Rep. 41(Suppl. .1: 1-5 (page 4, Combination in Monomorium)