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Species: Monomorium creticum   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium Abeillei var. creticum Emery, 1895n: 66 (w.) GREECE (Crete). Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Monomorium (Xeromyrmex): Emery, 1922c PDF: 178.
Subspecies of Monomorium salomonis: Forel, 1910a PDF: 23 (in text).
Raised to species: Karavaiev, 1927c PDF: 107.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Greece
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Forel, A., 1910, Glanures myrmecologiques., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 54, pp. 6-32

Monomorium creticum Em.HNS

- [[ worker ]]. - A mon avis cette espece, de meme que l´Abeillei Andre, ne sont que des sous-especes du SalomonisHNS, sous-especes auxquelles les varietes subnitidaHNS Em., SommieriHNS Em. et phoeniciaHNS EM. font passage.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in oak forest, 1 times found in littoral, 2 times found in mountain plateau, 2 times found in seashore with frygana and Pinus trees, 1 times found in deciduous forest along stream, 1 times found in deciduous trees and meadows around an artificial lake, 1 times found in limestone gorge, 1 times found in roadsides, 1 times found in abandoned gardens.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times under stone, 1 times on the concrete dam of the artificial lake, 1 times on rocks, 1 times on limestone rocks.

Elevations: collected from 12 - 1034 meters, 344 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Epixenus biroi: casent0916612; syntype of Epixenus biroi: casent0908775, casent0908776; syntype of Epixenus creticus: casent0904612; syntype of Monomorium abeillei creticum: casent0904603

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