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SUBFAMILY MYRMICINAE - Genus Syllophopsis - Syllophopsis dentata (Sharaf)

Syllophopsis dentata (Sharaf)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Egypt (Monomorium dentatum n. sp., Sharaf, 2007: 93, illustrated, worker only). Genus redefinition by Ward et al. (2014: 10).

Sharaf's (2007) description is at {original description}.

Egypt records - Holotype from Damietta, 3126'N 3148'E, 20.viii.2003, collector M R Sharaf; same location, 17 paratype workers; from Abu-Swelem, El-Minyia, 2806'N 3045'E,, collector M R Sharaf, 13 workers; from Abuzabal, Qalyubia, 3003'N 3115'E,, collector M R Sharaf, 3 workers; from Port Said, 3116'N 3218'E, 26.viii.2003, collector M R Sharaf, 1 worker.

Oxford University Museum specimens

Monomorium dentatum
B Taylor det.
M Sharaf

3126' N
3148' E


{Syllophopsis dentatum}The photomontage is of a worker from the type source, collected by Mostafa Sharaf.

2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2015 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
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