IUCN threat status:

Not evaluated

Comprehensive Description

Read full entry

Monomorium (Xeromyrmex) afrum Ern. Andre HNS 1 variety fultor Forel

Many workers from Niapu and Garamba (Lang and Chapin). Those from Niapu "came in thousands to the body of a dead bird. They had their nest in a cleared place about thirty yards away. The following day they had moved their nest to the base of a decomposed root but towards evening had returned to their original nest. This extended about two feet below the surface of the soil." At Garamba the species was found "making crater nests about three inches high about the stalks of grasses in a dry plain (savannah) with few trees." Thirteen specimens from this locality were taken from the stomach of a toad (Bufo regularis).

Trusted

Public Domain

Plazi

Source: Plazi.org

Belongs to 0 communities

This taxon hasn't been featured in any communities yet.

Learn more about Communities

Disclaimer

EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!