The Ants of Africa
Genus Monomorium
Monomorium torvicte Bolton

boerorum-complex

Monomorium torvicte Bolton

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Bolton, 1987: 416, not illustrated, worker) .


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

WORKER - TL 1.5-1.6 mm


{Monomorium torvicte}The photomontage of the holotype worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0902261. HL 0.44-0.45, HW 0.33-0.35, SL 0.25-0.28.


{Monomorium torvicte}The photomontage of a worker from South Africa is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent02359313. Somewhat smaller than the type worker (above). HL 0.36, HW 0.27, SL 0.22.

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