Contents Contents The Ants of Egypt
SUBFAMILY MYRMICINAE - Genus Monomorium
Monomorium jizane Collingwood & Agosti
salomonis-group
bicolor-complex

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 https://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?name=casent0922321.

Monomorium jizaneThe photomontage is of a worker from the United Arab Emirates collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0913806
 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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