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Species: Monomorium destructor   (Jerdon, 1851) 

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Trichomyrmex destructor

See Also:

Monomorium destructor despecta, Monomorium destructor gracillimum, Monomorium destructor kalahariensis, Monomorium destructor karawajewi, Monomorium destructor mayri, Monomorium destructor pallida, Monomorium destructor pallidus, Monomorium destructor robustior

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Atta destructor Jerdon, 1851 PDF: 105 (w.) INDIA. AntCat AntWiki HOL


Reference for Kenya if not type: Mpala Res. Centre


Presente en la zona árida, asociada a asentamientos humanos en las islas Baltra y Floreana.


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Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Monomorium destructor   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: 155, (download) 155 21820
Monomorium destructor   Emery, C., 1893, Voyage de M. Ch. Alluaud aux iles Canaries. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 62, pp. 81-88: 82, (download) 82 3764
Monomorium destructor   Emery, C., 1893, Voyage de M. E. Simon à l'île de Ceylan (janvier - février 1892). 3 e Mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 62, pp. 239-258: 5, (download) 5 3767
Monomorium destructor   Forel, A., 1912, H. Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute: Formicidae (Hym.)., Entomologische Mitteilungen 1, pp. 45-81: 55, (download) 55 4035
Monomorium destructor   Fernández, F., 2007, Two new South American species of Monomorium Mayr with taxonomic notes on the genus., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. (Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80), pp. 128-145: 134, (download) 134 21280
Monomorium destructor   Heterick, B. E., 2006, A revision of the Malagasy ants belonging to genus Monomorium Mayr, 1855 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 57, pp. 69-202: 96-99, (download) 96-99 21061
Monomorium destructor   Forel, A., 1904, Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg., Yezhegodnik Zoologicheskogo Muzeya Imperatorskoi Akademii Nauk 8, pp. 368-388: 6, (download) 6 3994

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