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Species: Monomorium afrum   André, 1884 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium afrum André, 1884a PDF: 244 (w.) SUDAN. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by André, 1884e: 540.].
Combination in Monomorium (Xeromyrmex): Wheeler, 1922: 868.
Senior synonym of Monomorium asmarensis, Monomorium fultor: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 334.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Patrizi 1947


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Santschi, F., 1914, Formicidae., Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911 - 1912). Résultats scientifiques. Hyménoptères 2, pp. 41-148

Monomorium afrum Em. AndreHNS.

Ann. Mus. civ. Genova, vol.'21, p. 540 (1884), [[worker]].

Afrique orientale anglaise: region cotiere: Tiwi (st. n° 5, nov. 1911), 2 [[worker]]; - Samburu, dans les Wa-Nyika (1904), 1 [[worker]].

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Savannah, 1 times found in Miombo woodland, 1 times found in savannah woodland.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand, 1 times Hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 70 - 1508 meters, 747 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Monomorium afrum: casent0915412; syntype of Monomorium afrum asmarensis: casent0916998, casent0916999; syntype of Monomorium afrum asmarensis: casent0908723; syntype of Monomorium afrum fultor: casent0908724; type of Monomorium afrum: casent0902191

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