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Bolton (1987) - Dr Cesare Baroni Urbani (NHMB) informs me that only the gaster of the holotype worker remains on the mount. From Santschi's original description and figures fasciatum undoubtedly belongs to the ''schultzei''-complex and further belongs with those members of the complex in which the propodeal spiracle is relatively large. In East Africa these include ''[[Monomorium arboreum]]'', ''[[Monomorium crawleyi]]'' and ''[[Monomorium kineti]]''. However, none of these three match Santschi's description and figures sufficiently well to confirm an identity, and ''fasciatum'' must remain as a ''nomen dubium''.
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Monomorium fasciatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. fasciatum
Binomial name
Monomorium fasciatum
Santschi, 1920

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • fasciatum. Monomorium fasciatum Santschi, 1920b: 10, fig. 1 (w.) KENYA. See also: Bolton, 1987: 388.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Bolton (1987) - Dr Cesare Baroni Urbani (NHMB) informs me that only the gaster of the holotype worker remains on the mount. From Santschi's original description and figures fasciatum undoubtedly belongs to the schultzei-complex and further belongs with those members of the complex in which the propodeal spiracle is relatively large. In East Africa these include Monomorium arboreum, Monomorium crawleyi and Monomorium kineti. However, none of these three match Santschi's description and figures sufficiently well to confirm an identity, and fasciatum must remain as a nomen dubium.

Description

Type Material

Bolton (1987) - Holotype worker, Kenya: Kilimanjaro (Reichensperger) (Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel) [not seen].

References

  • 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 388, see also)
  • Santschi, F. 1920b. Formicides nouveaux du Gabon, du Congo, de la Rhodesia et du Natal. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 60: 6-17 (page 10, fig. 1 worker described)