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Genus Monomorium - Pharaoh and Timid Ants

California Coastal Dune Ant - Monomorium ergatogyna Ant ID - Monomorium trageri - female ant6 - Monomorium miniscule ant - Monomorium emarginatum Unknown Flying Ant - Monomorium minimum Ants  - Monomorium Monomorium trageri - female Monomorium minimum
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Formicoidea (Ants)
Family Formicidae (Ants)
Subfamily Myrmicinae
Tribe Solenopsidini
Genus Monomorium (Pharaoh and Timid Ants)
Explanation of Names
Monomorium Mayr 1855
Numbers
9 spp. in our area, 320 total(1)
Size
Worker 1‒2 mm
Range
across the US, barely ranging into Canada; most diverse in Africa and Australasia
Habitat
Natives are soil-dwelling, introduced species in buildings, one plant-inhabiting
Remarks
the cosmopolitan M. pharaonis, a major indoor pest, is introduced, probably of African origin, in colder climates it lives in heated buildings
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Works Cited
1.AntWiki