Monomorium minor

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

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Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola, Namibia (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.

  • minor. Monomorium salomonis var. minor Stitz, 1923: 156 (w.) NAMIBIA. Raised to species: Bolton, 1987: 350.

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 350, Raised to species)
  • Stitz, H. 1923. Hymenoptera, VII. Formicidae. Beitr. Kennt. Land- Süsswasserfauna Dtsch.-Südwestafr. 2: 143-167 (page 156, worker described)