The Ants of Africa
Genus Monomorium
Monomorium junodi Forel

opacum-complex

Monomorium junodi Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Monomorium salomonis ssp junodi, Forel, 1910e: 441, worker) see below
junior synonym pretoriensis (Monomorium delagoensis var pretoriensis, Arnold, 1944: 14)  see  http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent09021 .


Forel's (1910e) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1916: 221) gave a translation, this is at {original description}. Arnold's (1944) brief description of pretoriensis is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1987) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 3.1-3.3 mm; (Bolton, 1987: 346, not illustrated).


Monomorium junodiThe photomontage of the type worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0908741


Monomorium junodiThe photomontage of a worker from South Africa is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0235924
Smaller than the type worker but within the size range given by Bolton (1987).

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