Definition of Monomorium pharaonis
1. Noun. Small red ant of warm regions; a common household pest.
Generic synonyms: Ant, Emmet, Pismire
Group relationships: Genus Monomorium, Monomorium
Lexicographical Neighbors of Monomorium Pharaonis
Literary usage of Monomorium pharaonis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of the Illinois State Entomologist Concerning Operations Under the by Illinois State Entomologist (1905)
"Monomorium pharaonis Linn. This minute insect, the common small red ant (Fig. 143, 144) which frequently infests the kitchen and the pantry and sometimes ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1897)
"Monomorium pharaonis Linn. Samoa, Australia, Chile, La Plata, India, Singapore, Batavia, Manilla, Ceylon, Brazil, Eastern and Southern States, NA, Egypt, ..."
3. Insect Life by Division of Entomology, United States Bureau of Entomology (1890)
"Almost all the old habitations of Reims are infested with a little reddish ant, the Monomorium pharaonis Latr. These little insects visit without ceremony ..."
4. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"The little red ant (Monomorium pharaonis) has become thoroughly domesticated, passing its entire existence in houses and having its nests in the walls or ..."
5. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1913)
"Monomorium pharaonis Linnaeus. This introduced ant has not only been a had pest in the house, but has also been ..."
6. The Review of Applied Entomology by Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, Imperial Bureau of Entomology (1916)
"... Dipterous parasite of the egg and various predaceous insects, such as the adults and larvae of Carabid beetles; the ants, Monomorium pharaonis, L., ..."