Monomorium hercules

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Monomorium hercules
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. hercules
Binomial name
Monomorium hercules
Viehmeyer, 1923

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Sudan (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • hercules. Monomorium (Xeromyrmex) salomonis subsp. hercules Viehmeyer, 1923: 91, fig. 3 (w.) SUDAN. Raised to species: Santschi, 1936a: 39.

Description

References

  • Santschi, F. 1936a. Étude sur les fourmis du genre Monomorium Mayr. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 16: 32-64 (page 39, Raised to species)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1923. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der mit Unterstützung der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien aus der Erbschaft Treitl von F. Werner unternommenen zoologischen Expedition nach dem anglo-ägyptischen Sudan (Kordofan) 1914. VII. Hymenoptera A. Formicidae. Denkschr. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. 98: 83-94 (page 91, figs. 3 worker described)