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Monomorium pharaonis (Linnaeus, 1758)
PHARAOH ANT
Formica pharaonis Linnaeus, 1758

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Monomorium pharaonis, head, CASENT0005782
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Overview
This is a worldwide invasive species.

Names
Scientific source:

Geographic distribution
VIETNAM - Vinh Phuc (Tam Dao N. P.); Ha Tay (Ba Vi N. P.). [written by K. Eguchi, 26.Sept.2005]

Widespread throughout the Philippines.

Natural history
It commonly invades houses.

How to encounter
Just have food out. The ants will be attracted to the food.

References
Heterick, B. E. 2001. Revision of the Australian ants of the genus Monomorium (Hymenoptera:Formicidae). Invertebrate Taxonomy 15: 353–459.

Eguchi, K., Bui, T. V., Yamane, Sk., Okido, H. & Ogata, K. 2005. Ant faunas of Ba Vi and Tam Dao, North Vietnam (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bulletin of the Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Kyushu University, 27: 77-98.


Acknowledgements
We thank Dr. Katsuyuki Eguchi for providing the citation to their recent paper on Vietnamese ants.

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Specimen: CASENT0005782 Monomorium pharaonis    


Classification:

Persistent Identifier:

https://www.antweb.org/specimen/CASENT0005782

Species Distribution Status: Introduced

Locality Information:

  • Biogeographic Region:
  • Nearctic
  • Adm2:
  • Sacramento
  • Latitude:
  • 0.0
  • Longitude:
  • 0.0
  • Lat/Long Max Error:
  • Elevation
  • Elevation Max Error:
  • Locality Notes:

Collection Information:

  • Collected by:
  • C. Beckham  
  • Date collected:
  • 20 Jun 1988
  • Date collected end:
  • Habitat:
  • infesting house 
  • Method:
  • Is Introduced:
  • true
  • Microhabitat:
  • Collection notes:

Specimen Information:

  • Life stage:
  • 3 workers
  • Located at:
  • UCDC
  • Owned by:
  • UCDC, Davis, CA, USA
  • Determined by:
  • Date determined:
  • 10 Nov 2000
  • Type status:
  • Medium:
  • pin
  • DNA notes:
  • Specimen notes:
  • Specimen data uploaded by:
  • California Academy of Sciences


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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Arthropoda  
 Class Insecta  
 Order Hymenoptera  
 Family Formicidae  
 Genus Monomorium  
  Monomorium pharaonis    Linnaeus, 1758 
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