Monomorium pulchrum

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Monomorium pulchrum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. pulchrum
Binomial name
Monomorium pulchrum
Santschi, 1926

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe (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.

  • pulchrum. Monomorium (Lampromyrmex) pulchrum Santschi, 1926b: 238, fig. 3 (w.) ZIMBABWE. See also: Bolton, 1987: 406.

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 406, see also)
  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 238, fig. 3 worker described)