The Ants of Africa
Genus Monomorium
Monomorium speluncarum Santschi

schultzei-complex

Monomorium speluncarum Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Kenya (Monomorium rhopalocerum Em. stirps speluncarum nov., Santschi, 1914b: 72, illustrated, worker) Shimoni, xi.1911 - see below .


{Monomorium speluncarum}Santschi's (1914b) description is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1987) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 1.6-1.7 mm (Bolton, 1987: 411, not illustrated, worker).


{Monomorium speluncarum}The photomontage of the type worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0908719


Oxford University Museum specimens

Monomorium speluncarum
B Taylor det.
Tanzania
G McGavin
tree 3-50
10.i.1996
Mkomazi
Igire Hill
pkd collection from Heywoodia lucens
2
{album}

{Monomorium speluncarum}The photomontage is of a worker from Tanzania, Igire Hill, Mkomazi Game Reserve, collector G McGavin.

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