The Ants of Africa
Genus Monomorium
Monomorium spectrum Bolton

boerorum-complex

Monomorium spectrum Bolton

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Gabon (Bolton, 1987: 411, not illustrated) collected at Makokou by I. Lieberburg, x.1972; workers only. Also from Plateau d'Ipassa, J.A. Barra .


{Monomorium spectrum}Bolton's description (1987) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 1.2-1.3 mm; separation as in key, 11-segmented antennae; almost unsculptured; colour head and body uniform rich dark-brown, legs contrasting near white.

The photomontage of the holotype is collated from http://mcz-28168.oeb.harvard.edu/mcz/FMPro?-DB=Image.fm&-Lay=web&-Format=images.htm&Species_ID=34589&-Find.


Oxford University Museum specimens

Monomorium spectrum
B Taylor det.
Gabon
Y Braet
Gabon 201

17-22.v.2006
Pongara
0034' N
0919' E
Leaf litter, winkler funnel
1
{album}

{Monomorium spectrum}The photomontage is of a specimen from Gabon, Pongara National Park, collector Yves Braet (Gabon 201).

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