Monomorium advena

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Monomorium advena
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. advena
Binomial name
Monomorium advena
Brown & Wilson, 1957

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Iberian Peninsula, Israel (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • andrei. Epixenus andrei Emery, 1908f: 557, fig. 5 (q.m.) ISRAEL. [Junior secondary homonym of andrei Saunders, above.] Replacement name: advena Brown & Wilson, 1957b: 244.
  • advena. Monomorium advena Brown & Wilson, 1957b: 244. Replacement name for Epixenus andrei Emery, 1908f: 557. [Junior secondary homonym of Monomorium andrei Saunders, E. 1890: 204.] Tohmé, H. & Tohmé, G. 1980a: 1097 (w.).



  • Brown, W. L., Jr.; Wilson, E. O. 1957b. A new parasitic ant of the genus Monomorium from Alabama, with a consideration of the status of genus Epixenus Emery. Entomol. News 68: 239-246 (page 244, replacement name)
  • Emery, C. 1908g. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) Teil IV. Parasitische und Gast-Myrmicinen mit Ausnahme von Strongylognathus. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1908: 549-558 (page 557, Replacement name for Epixenus andrei)
  • Saunders, E. 1890. Aculeate Hymenoptera collected by J. J. Walker, Esq., R.N., F.L.S., at Gibraltar and in North Africa. (Part I - Heterogyna). Entomol. Mon. Mag. 26: 201-205 (page 204, Junior secondary homonym of Monomorium andrei)
  • Tohmé, H.; Tohmé, G. 1980a [1979]. Le genre Epixenus Emery (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae) et ses principaux représentants au Liban et en Syrie. Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Sect. A Zool. Biol. Écol. Anim. (4)1 1: 1087-1108 (page 1097, worker described)