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==Identification==
 
==Identification==
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Bolton (1987) - The closest relatives of ''fugelanum'', and their separations, are discussed under ''[[Monomorium altinode]]''.
  
 
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*''<span style='color:red;font-weight:bold;'>fugelanum.</span> Monomorium fugelanum'' Bolton, 1987: 391, fig. 88 (w.) BOTSWANA.
 
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===Description===
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====Worker====
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Holotype. TL 1.8, HL 0.50, HW 0.39, CI 78, SL 0.36, SI 92, PW 0.25, AL 0.52.
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Clypeal carinae strongly developed, raised and markedly divergent anteriorly; the carinae running to the anterior margin. Prominent median portion of clypeus with a transverse anterior margin, flanked by a pair of low triangular projections which distinctly separate the anterior and lateral margins of the median clypeus. Eyes relatively large, 0.26 x HW and with 7 ommatidia in the longest row. In full-face view the posterior margins of the eyes are conspicuously in front of the midlength of the sides of the head. Antennal scapes, when laid straight back from their articulations, just failing to reach the occipital margin. Sides of head behind eyes very shallowly convex in full-face view, extremely feebly convergent posteriorly. Occipital margin broad and more or less transverse, with only the merest trace of concavity towards the centre. Promesonotal dorsum evenly shallowly convex in profile, sloping posteriorly to the narrow and shallowly impressed metanotal groove. Metanotal cross-ribs short and inconspicuous and the propodeal spiracle minute, pinhole-like. Propodeal dorsum a long shallowly convex slope which rounds very broadly and evenly into the short declivity, the two surfaces not distinctly separated. Node of petiole high and narrow in profile, the anterior peduncle with a small lobate ventral process. Postpetiole smaller than petiole, scarcely broader but lower, more broadly rounded above and with a long vertical anterior face. All dorsal surfaces of head and body with standing hairs, the promesonotum with 5 pairs. Sculpture absent except for scattered minute hair-pits and feeble metanotal cross-ribs. Colour yellow.
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Paratypes. TL 1.7-1.8, HL 0.48-0.50, HW 0.36-0.39, CI 74-78, SL 0.33-0.36, SI 92-95, PW 0.22-0.26, AL 0.48-0.52 (6 measured). Maximum diameter of eye 0.26-0.28 x HW. As holotype.
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===Type Material===
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Holotype worker, Botswana: Maxwee, mopane woodland, 19.v. 1976, No. 41 (A. Russell-Smith) ({{BMNH}}). Paratypes. 10 workers with same data as holotype (BMNH; {{MHNG}}; {{MCZ}}).
 
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*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 391, fig. 88 worker described)
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Monomorium fugelanum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. fugelanum
Binomial name
Monomorium fugelanum
Bolton, 1987

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Specimen Labels

The types, the only collection of this species, were found in mopane woodland.

Identification

Bolton (1987) - The closest relatives of fugelanum, and their separations, are discussed under Monomorium altinode.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Botswana (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.

  • fugelanum. Monomorium fugelanum Bolton, 1987: 391, fig. 88 (w.) BOTSWANA.

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

Description

Worker

Holotype. TL 1.8, HL 0.50, HW 0.39, CI 78, SL 0.36, SI 92, PW 0.25, AL 0.52.

Clypeal carinae strongly developed, raised and markedly divergent anteriorly; the carinae running to the anterior margin. Prominent median portion of clypeus with a transverse anterior margin, flanked by a pair of low triangular projections which distinctly separate the anterior and lateral margins of the median clypeus. Eyes relatively large, 0.26 x HW and with 7 ommatidia in the longest row. In full-face view the posterior margins of the eyes are conspicuously in front of the midlength of the sides of the head. Antennal scapes, when laid straight back from their articulations, just failing to reach the occipital margin. Sides of head behind eyes very shallowly convex in full-face view, extremely feebly convergent posteriorly. Occipital margin broad and more or less transverse, with only the merest trace of concavity towards the centre. Promesonotal dorsum evenly shallowly convex in profile, sloping posteriorly to the narrow and shallowly impressed metanotal groove. Metanotal cross-ribs short and inconspicuous and the propodeal spiracle minute, pinhole-like. Propodeal dorsum a long shallowly convex slope which rounds very broadly and evenly into the short declivity, the two surfaces not distinctly separated. Node of petiole high and narrow in profile, the anterior peduncle with a small lobate ventral process. Postpetiole smaller than petiole, scarcely broader but lower, more broadly rounded above and with a long vertical anterior face. All dorsal surfaces of head and body with standing hairs, the promesonotum with 5 pairs. Sculpture absent except for scattered minute hair-pits and feeble metanotal cross-ribs. Colour yellow.

Paratypes. TL 1.7-1.8, HL 0.48-0.50, HW 0.36-0.39, CI 74-78, SL 0.33-0.36, SI 92-95, PW 0.22-0.26, AL 0.48-0.52 (6 measured). Maximum diameter of eye 0.26-0.28 x HW. As holotype.

Type Material

Holotype worker, Botswana: Maxwee, mopane woodland, 19.v. 1976, No. 41 (A. Russell-Smith) (The Natural History Museum). Paratypes. 10 workers with same data as holotype (BMNH; Musee d'Histoire Naturelle Genève; Museum of Comparative Zoology).

References