The Ants of Africa
Genus Monomorium
Monomorium rhopalocerum Emery

rhopalocerum-complex

Monomorium rhopalocerum Emery

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Monomorium rhopalocerum n. sp., Emery, 1895h: 25, illustrated, worker) Cape Town - see below
junior synonyms (Bolton, 1987)
hottentota (Monomorium minutum Mayr ssp hottentota n. subsp., Emery, 1895h: 26, queen) - see http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0904591
leimbachi (Minomorium Leimbachi n. sp., Forel, 1914d: 246, worker) Cape Town - see http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0908700 .


{Monomorium rhopalocerum}Emery's (1895h) description is at {original description}. Emery's (1895h) description of hottentota is at {original description}. Forel's (1914d) description of leimbachi is at {original description}. Arnold (1916: 215) gave a translation of both, this is at {original description}. Arnold (1916: 233) gave a translation of leimbachi, this is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1987) is at {original description}.


{Monomorium rhopalocerum}WORKER - TL 2.0-2.2 mm (in Bolton, 1987: 407, illustrated).


{Monomorium rhopalocerum}The photomontage of the type worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0904594

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