Monomorium abeillei

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Monomorium abeillei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. abeillei
Binomial name
Monomorium abeillei
André, 1881

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates.
Palaearctic Region: Afghanistan, Iran, Israel (type locality), Kuwait, Oman.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • abeillei. Monomorium abeillei André, in Emery, 1881b: 531 (footnote) (w.) ISRAEL. [Also described as new by André, 1881b: 67.] Combination in M. (Xeromyrmex): Emery, 1922e: 177. Subspecies of salomonis: Forel, 1910a: 23; Hamann & Klemm, 1967: 413. Revived status as species: Collingwood, 1985: 269; Collingwood & Agosti, 1996: 340.



  • André, E. 1881a. [Untitled. Monomorium Abeillei, n. sp.]. P. 531 in: Emery, C. Viaggio ad Assab nei Mar Rosso dei Signori G. Doria ed O. Beccari con il R. Avviso "Esploratore" dal 16 Novembre 1879 al 26 Febbraio 1880. I. Formiche. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 16:525-535. (page 531, (footnote) worker described)
  • André, E. 1881c. Catalogue raisonné des Formicides provenant du voyage en Orient de M. Abeille de Perrin et description des espèces nouvelles. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (6)(1): 53-78 (page 67, also described as new)
  • Borowiec, L. & Salata, S. 2013. Ants of Greece – additions and corrections (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 24, 335-401.
  • Collingwood, C. A. 1985. Hymenoptera: Fam. Formicidae of Saudi Arabia. Fauna Saudi Arab. 7: 230-302 (page 269, Revived status as species)
  • Collingwood, C. A.; Agosti, D. 1996. Formicidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Saudi Arabia (part 2). Fauna Saudi Arab. 15: 300-385 (page 340, Revived status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 177, Combination in M. (Xeromyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1910a. Glanures myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 54: 6-32 (page 23, Subspecies of salomonis)
  • Hamann, H. H. F.; Klemm, W. 1967. Ergebnisse der zoologischen Nubien-Expedition 1962. Teil XXXIV. Hymenoptera - Formicidae. Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 70: 411-421 (page 413, Subspecies of salomonis)