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Species: Monomorium albopilosum   Emery, 1895 

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See Also:

Monomorium albopilosum clarithorax, Monomorium albopilosum fingo, Monomorium albopilosum paucipilosa, Monomorium albopilosum thales

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Monomorium albopilosum Emery, 1895i PDF: 24 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Monomorium (Xeromyrmex): Santschi, 1919b PDF: 235.
Senior synonym of Monomorium clarithorax, Monomorium fingo, Monomorium paucipilosa, Monomorium thales: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 335.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Monomorium albopilosumHNS, n. sp.

- [[ worker ]]. Elongata, fusco-picea, mandibulis et articulationibus ferrugineis, pilis longis, subtilibus, albidis hirta, capite thoraceque confertissime punctatis, opacis, pedunculo subtilius punctata, subnitido, abdomine reliquo nitido, caerulescente, extrema basi punctato, capite elongato, clypeo emarginato, antennis gracilibus, scapo marginem occipitis superante, thoracis sutura meso-metanotali leviter impressa, pedunculi nodis subaequalibus, pedibus nitidis, pilosis. - Long. 3 - 3 1 / 2 mill.

- Bloemfontein, Kimberley, Makapan; Leribe (Weitzecker).

Appartient au groupe de M. SalomonisHNS; distinct de tous par sa taille elancee, sa tete allongee et surtout par les poils longs et blanchatres qui herissent tout son corps, y compris les scapes et les pattes.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in grassland

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times winkler

Elevations: collected at 1535 m

Type specimens: paratype of Monomorium albopilosum fingo: casent0902193; syntype of Monomorium albopilosum clarithorax: casent0902192; syntype of Monomorium albopilosum thales: casent0902194; syntype of Monomorium albopilosus: casent0904600; syntype of Monomorium albopilosum thales: casent0908725; syntype of Monomorium albopilosum clarithorax: casent0913549; syntype of Monomorium albopilosum paucipilosa: casent0913550

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