Monomorium captator

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Monomorium captator
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. captator
Binomial name
Monomorium captator
Santschi, 1936

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Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality), Gabon.

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • captator. Monomorium (Monomorium) captator Santschi, 1936a: 43 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. [Monomorium captator Santschi, 1932a: 385. Nomen nudum.] See also: Bolton, 1987: 382.



  • Bolton, B. 1987. A review of the Solenopsis genus-group and revision of Afrotropical Monomorium Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 54: 263-452 (page 382, see also)
  • Santschi, F. 1932b. Formicides sud-africains. Pp. 381-392 in: Jeannel, R. (ed.) Société Entomologique de France. Livre du centenaire. Paris: Société Entomologique de France, xii + 729 pp. (page 385, nomen nudum)
  • Santschi, F. 1936a. Étude sur les fourmis du genre Monomorium Mayr. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 16: 32-64 (page 43, worker described)