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Monomorium jizane Collingwood & Agosti

Monomorium jizane Collingwood & Agosti

return to key Type location Saudi Arabia (Collingwood & Agosti, 1996: 348, illustrated, worker) - see below.

{Monomorium jizane}Collingwood & Agosti's (1996) description is at {original description}.

Egypt records - Sharaf list - Abuzabal (Qalyubiya), 4.iv.2003 (4) (SHC) )(Sharaf Collection).

Monomorium jizaneThe photomontage is of the holotype worker collated from

Monomorium jizaneThe photomontage is of a worker from the United Arab Emirates collated from
 It clearly is not jizane as it is larger, has larger eyes and a higher petiole profile and is more liley to be M. nitidiventre. Collingwood & Agosti (1995) denoted the jizane types as previously identified as Monomorium nitidiventre (in Collingwood, 1985). In their key M. nitidiventre is separated as having the dorsum of alitrunk without projecting hairs but the type worker (see the linked page) clearly has erect hairs, albeit short but numerous.

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