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SUBFAMILY MYRMICINAE - Genus Monomorium - Monomorium carbonarium F Smith

Monomorium carbonarium F Smith

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Madeira (Myrmica carbonaria, F Smith, 1858b: 127, all forms; raised to species Emery, 1890b: 48; see Collingwood, 1985: 270).

{Monomorium monomorium & carbonarium}}F Smith's (1858b) description is at {original description} 1 line = 2.117 mm. Emery (1908h: 671) gave a description, this is at {original description}.

Coal black and smooth; the clypeus is distinctive in having sharper apices to the carinae which project on the anterior margin than on Monomorium monomorium.

Egypt record - Mohamed et al (2001) & in El-Moursy et al (2001)

Monomorium carbonariumThe photomontage is of a syntype worker collated from

2005, 2006, 2013 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.