Monomorium occidentale

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Monomorium occidentale
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. occidentale
Binomial name
Monomorium occidentale
Bernard, 1953

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea (type locality), Sierra Leone.

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Nomenclature

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

  • occidentale. Monomorium (Monomorium) occidentale Bernard, 1953b: 236, fig. 10 (w.q.) GUINEA. See also: Bolton, 1987: 404.

Description

References

  • Bernard, F. 1953b [1952]. La réserve naturelle intégrale du Mt Nimba. XI. Hyménoptères Formicidae. Mém. Inst. Fr. Afr. Noire 19: 165-270 (page 236, fig. 10 worker, queen described)
  • 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 404, see also)