Monomorium carbonarium

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Monomorium carbonarium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. carbonarium
Binomial name
Monomorium carbonarium
(Smith, F., 1858)

Monomorium carbonarium casent0902279 p 1 high.jpg

Monomorium carbonarium casent0902279 d 1 high.jpg

Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Cuba.
Oriental Region: India.
Palaearctic Region: Canary Islands, Iberian Peninsula, Iraq, Oman, Portugal, Spain.

It is known to occur in Medeira, Azores, Saudi Arabia and Iraq (Abdul-Rassoul et al. 2013).


Distribution based on AntMaps

AntMapLegend.png

Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • carbonarium. Myrmica carbonaria Smith, F. 1858b: 127 (w.q.m.) MADEIRA I. Combination in Monomorium: Roger, 1863b: 31. Junior synonym of minutum: Mayr, 1862: 753 (in text). Subspecies of minutum: Emery, 1893c: 82; Dalla Torre, 1893: 67; Emery, 1908h: 681. Status as species: Emery, 1890b: 48; Forel, 1899c: 78; Santschi, 1933a: 21; Ettershank, 1966: 88; Collingwood, 1985: 270.

Description

References

  • Abdul-Rassoul, M.S., Ali, H.B. & Augul, R.SH. 2013. New Records of Unidentified Ants worker (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) stored in Iraqi Natural History Museum with key to Species. Adv. Biores., Vol 4 (2): 27-33.
  • Collingwood, C. A. 1985. Hymenoptera: Fam. Formicidae of Saudi Arabia. Fauna Saudi Arab. 7: 230-302 (page 270, Status as species)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 67, Variety/race of minutum)
  • Emery, C. 1890c. Studii sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 22: 38-80 (page 48, Status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1893e. Voyage de M. Ch. Alluaud aux îles Canaries. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 62: 81-88 (page 82, Variety/race of minutum)
  • Emery, C. 1908j. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) Teil V. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1908: 663-686 (page 681, Variety/race of minutum)
  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 88, Status as species)
  • Forel, A. 1899e. Formicidae. [part]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 57-80 (page 78, Status as species)
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 753, (in text) Junior synonym of minutum)
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 31, Combination in Monomorium)
  • Santschi, F. 1933a. Voyage de MM. L. Chopard et A. Méquignon aux Açores. V. Fourmis. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 102: 21-22 (page 21, Status as species)
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 127, worker, queen, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Emery, C.. "Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) Teil V. Monomorium." Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1908 (1908): 663-686.
  • Emery, C.. "Voyage de M. Ch. Alluaud aux îles Canaries. Formicides." Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 62 (1893): 81-88.
  • Espadaler. 2010. Hymenoptera (Formicidae) in Chapter 11: List of Arthropods (Arthropoda), in Borges P.A.V. and V Vieira et al. (Eds.). 2010. A list of the terrestrial and marine biota from the Azores. Principia, Oeiras, 432 pp.
  • Forel A. 1904. Dimorphisme du mâle chez les fourmis et quelques autres notices myrmécologiques. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 48: 421-425.
  • Wetterer J. K., X. Espadaler, A. L. Wetterer, D. Aguin-Pombo, and A. M. Franquinho-Aguiar. 2006. Long-term impact of exotic ants on the native ants of Madeira. Ecological Entomology 31: 358-368.
  • Wetterer J. K., X. Espadaler, A. L. Wetterer, D. Aguin-Pombo, and A. M. Franquinho-Aguiar. 2007. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Madeiran archipelago. Sociobiology 49: 265-297.
  • Wetterer J. K., X. Espadaler, A. L. Wetterer, and S. G. M. Cabral. 2004. Native and exotic ants of the Azores (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 44: 1-20.
  • Wetterer J. K., X. Espadaler, A.L. Wetterer, and S.G.M. Cabral. 2004. Native and exotic ants of the Azores (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 44: 1-20.
  • Wetterer, James K., Wetterer, Andrea L., and Cabral, Susana G. M. 2004. Native and Exotic Ants of the Azores (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology. 44(1):1-20.
  • Yarrow, I.H.H. 1967. On the Formicidae of the Azores. Blotim Do Museu Municipal Do Funchal. XXI(97):24-32.