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SUBFAMILY MYRMICINAE - Genus Monomorium
Monomorium phoenicium Emery
salomonis-group
phoenicium-complex

Monomorium phoenicium Emery

return to key  Type location Lebanon (Monomorium salomonis ssp subopacum var phoenicia, Emery, 1908h: 677; raised to species Collingwood, 1985: 272, illustrated; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a: 55) Tripoli, Suez, Palestina.


Emery's (1908h) description is at {original description}. Santschi's (1927d) note is at {short description of image}. According to Collingwood (1985) has the same longitudinal groove on the propodeum as Monomorium abeillei.


Monomorium phoeniciumThe photomontage of a worker from Suez, among the locations listed by Emery, is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0904596


Monomorium phoeniciumThe photomontage of a worker from Lebanon, Beirut, from the Santschi collection, is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0249831


Oxford University Museum specimens

Monomorium phoenicium
B Taylor det.
Egypt
M Sharaf


6.vii.2003
Sallant Mansurah
3110' N
3135' E

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Monomorium phoenicium
B Taylor det.
Egypt
M Sharaf


29.xii.1997
Ezbet Debbana
3110' N
3135' E

1
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{Monomorium phoenicium} Egypt record - Monomorium subopacum var phoenicum - note mis-spelling, Santschi, 1927d: 242, worker & queen, from Egypt, Cairo.


The photomontage is of a worker from Sallant Mansurah, collector Mostafa Sharaf.


{Monomorium phoenicium} The photomontage is of a worker from Egypt, Ezbet Debbana, Mansurah; collector Mostafa Sharaf.

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