Monomorium opacum

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Monomorium opacum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. opacum
Binomial name
Monomorium opacum
Forel, 1913

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality), Malawi, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

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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.

  • opacum. Monomorium opacum Forel, 1913b: 333 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. See also: Bolton, 1987: 353.

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 353, see also)
  • Forel, A. 1913b. Formicides du Congo Belge récoltés par MM. Bequaert, Luja, etc. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 2: 306-351 (page 333, worker described)