Monomorium boltoni

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Monomorium boltoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. boltoni
Binomial name
Monomorium boltoni
Espadaler & Agosti, 1987

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 16.621° to 16.621°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cape Verde (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • boltoni. Monomorium boltoni Espadaler & Agosti, 1987: 295, fig. 1 (w.q.) CAPE VERDE IS (São Nicolau I.).
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 4 paratype workers, 4 paratype queens (2 lacking heads).
    • Type-locality: holotype Cape Verde: São Nicolau I., Monte Gordo, 9-15.xii.1953 (Lindberg); paratypes with same data.
    • Type-depositories: BMNH (holotype); BMNH, DAPC, XEPC (paratypes).
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 260.
    • Distribution: Cape Verde.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Espadaler X. and D. Agosti. 1987. Monomorium boltoni n. sp. from Sao Nicolau (Cape Verde Islands) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bulletin de la Societe Entomologique Suisse 60: 295-299.