Syllophopsis dentata

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Syllophopsis dentata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Syllophopsis
Species: S. dentata
Binomial name
Syllophopsis dentata
(Sharaf, 2007)

Nesting in or near date palm trees in damp soil. (Sharaf and Aldawood 2013)

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Egypt (type locality).

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Syllophopsis dentata for further details

Biology

Castes

Known only from the worker caste.

Nomenclature

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

  • dentata. Monomorium dentatum Sharaf, 2007: 94, figs. 1, 2 (w.) EGYPT. Combination in Syllophopsis: Ward et al., 2014: 13.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

References