Monomorium gabrielense Forel
Type location Zaïre (Monomorium
rhopalocerum Em. v. gabrielensis n. var., Forel, 1916: 418,
worker & queen) collected at St. Gabriel, by Kohl ; (see Bolton,
1995). Also from Gabon at Ile aux Singes by J.A. Barra (Bolton,
(1916) description is at . Specimen found in a
Bolton's modern description (1987) is at .
WORKER - TL 1.5-1.6 mm; with clypeal carinae close
posteriorly, moderately diverging to anterior margin; smaller than the
similar species draxocum and noxitum; colour also much
lighter than those, being yellow, with a brownish tint to the gaster
(Bolton, 1987, illustrated, head. alitrunk and pedicel profile).
Now known from Ghana. Found, 42 workers, in
secondary forest leaf litter at Sui Forest Reserve, Mabang, Jachie and
Atewa Forest Reserve, and cocoa at Nankasi, by Belshaw & Bolton