Monomorium speluncarum

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Monomorium speluncarum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. speluncarum
Binomial name
Monomorium speluncarum
Santschi, 1914

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya (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.

  • speluncarum. Monomorium rhopalocerum st. speluncarum Santschi, 1914b: 72, fig. 6 (w.) KENYA. Raised to species: Bolton, 1987: 411.

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 411, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1914b. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale, 1911-1912. Résultats scientifiques. Insectes Hyménoptères. II. Formicidae. Paris: Libr. A. Schulz, pp. 41-148. (page 72, fig. 6 worker described)