Monomorium triviale

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Monomorium triviale
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. triviale
Binomial name
Monomorium triviale
Wheeler, W.M., 1906

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Specimen Labels

Idogawa and Dobata (2018) found colonies nesting in bamboo cavities in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan in a thicket dominated by deciduous broad-leaved trees.

At a Glance • Parthenogenetic  • Polygynous  




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China, Japan (type locality), Republic of Korea.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • triviale. Monomorium triviale Wheeler, W.M. 1906c: 311 (w.) JAPAN.



  • Idogawa, N. and S. Dobata. 2018. Colony structure and life history of Lioponera daikoku (Formicidae: Dorylinae). Asian Myrmecology. 10:e00100006. doi:10.20362/am.010006
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1906h. The ants of Japan. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 22: 301-328 (page 311, worker described)