MCZ Kronosaurus Logo

MCZBASE:The Database of the Zoological Collections

Museum of Comparative Zoology - Harvard University

  • Entomology 519762 MCZ Entomology
  • Tapinoma melanocephalum
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Mona Island
  • Central America: United States: Puerto Rico: Greater Antilles: Puerto Rico
  • Feb 21-26 '14 (1914-02-21 - 1914-02-26)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Tapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricius, 1793)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Tapinoma melanocephalum
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 2003-01-01
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Central America
Country: United States
State/Province: Puerto Rico
Island Group: Greater Antilles
Island: Puerto Rico
Specific Locality: Mona Island
Verbatim Locality: Mona Is. W. I. Feb 21-26 '14; F3508A; Gift of W. M. Wheeler; Tapinoma melanocephalum det. SPCover 03
Locality Remarks: Mayag├╝ez Municipality
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 18.08° -67.88° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 6 km
David Lubertazzi; 2015-11-12; Source: Google Earth
Collecting Date: Feb 21-26 '14 (1914-02-21 - 1914-02-26)
David Lubertazzi
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good in collection 3
caste=female reproductive determined by=David Lubertazzi