Monomorium pallidum

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Monomorium pallidum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. pallidum
Binomial name
Monomorium pallidum
Donisthorpe, 1918

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Afghanistan, Iraq (type locality), Iran, Israel.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • pallidum. Monomorium (Parholcomyrmex) destructor var. pallidus Donisthorpe, 1918b: 166 (w.) IRAQ.
    • Crawley, 1920b: 179 (q.).
    • Combination in Trichomyrmex: (provisional, unpublished);
    • [Note: provisional combination as original description cites Parholcomyrmex.]
    • Combination in Monomorium confirmed: Borowiec, L., Mossadegh, et al. 2019: 3.
    • Subspecies of destructor: Emery, 1922e: 180; Bernard, 1948: 144; Ettershank, 1966: 91; Kugler, J. 1988: 258; Bolton, 1995b: 265.
    • Status as species: Crawley, 1920b: 178 (redescription); Vonshak, et al. 2009: 43; Borowiec, L. 2014: 123 Borowiec, L., Mossadegh, et al. 2019: 3 (redescription).

Type Material

  • Lectotype (designated by Borowiec et al., 2019: 3), worker, Amara, "Mesopotamia", Iraq, Evans, B.M. 1934-4; BMNHE 1015255; ANTWEB CASENT0902219, The Natural History Museum.
  • Paralectotype (designated by Borowiec et al., 2019: 3), workers, Amara, "Mesopotamia", Iraq, Evans, B.M. 1934-4; BMNHE 1015255; ANTWEB CASENT0902219, The Natural History Museum.

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