Monomorium carbonarium,

Mohamed, S., Zalat, S. & Fadl, H., 2001, Taxonomy of ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected by pitfall traps from Sinai and Delta region, Egypt., Egyptian Journal of Natural History 3, pp. 40-61: 52-53

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.4314/ejnh.v3i1.30001

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Monomorium carbonarium
status

 

Monomorium carbonarium  HNS  (Smith,1858)

Myrmicia carbonaria Smith  HNS  , 1858: Cat. Hym. Brit. Mus.6:127.

Monomorium minutum Mayr  HNS  ,1862: Verh. Zool. Bot. Wien. 12:753.

Monomorium carbonarium Smith  HNS  : Roger, 1863, Berl. Ent. Z. 7:31.

World distribution: Madeira, Oman, Northren East Atlantic & Egypt.

Distribution in Egypt: Sinai.

Material examined: W.El-Arbaein: 1.IV. 1998 (9), 11.VIII.1998 (8), 9.IX.1998 (10), 19.11.1999 (23); Sahab: 1.IV. 1998, (5), 2.V.1998 (12), 12.VII.1998 (6), 10.VIII.1998 (7), 14.XI.1998 (12), 18.11.1999 (9); El-Mafareq: 1.IV.1998 (9), 2.V.1998 (14), 12.VII.1998 (6), 10.VIII.1998 (14), 8.IX.1998 (22), 14.XI.1998 (18), 18.11.1999 (21) (Ain Coll.).

Note: This species is new record to the Egyptian fauna.