Monomorium fridae

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Monomorium fridae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. fridae
Binomial name
Monomorium fridae
Forel, 1905

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).

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Nomenclature

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

  • fridae. Monomorium medinae r. fridae Forel, 1905b: 183 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in M. (Xeromyrmex): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 870. Raised to species: Bolton, 1987: 344.

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 344, Raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1905e. Miscellanea myrmécologiques II (1905). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 49: 155-185 (page 183, worker described)
  • 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 870, Combination in M. (Xeromyrmex))