Monomorium damarense

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Monomorium damarense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. damarense
Binomial name
Monomorium damarense
Forel, 1910

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Afrotropical Region: Botswana, Namibia (type locality).

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

  • damarense. Monomorium salomonis subsp. damarense Forel, 1910f: 17 (w.) NAMIBIA. Raised to species and senior synonym of unicolor: Bolton, 1987: 340. See also: Santschi, 1936a: 39.
  • unicolor. Monomorium salomonis var. unicolor Stitz, 1923: 156 (w.) NAMIBIA. Junior synonym of damarense: Bolton, 1987: 340.



  • Bolton, B. 1987. A review of the Solenopsis genus-group and revision of Afrotropical Monomorium Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 54: 263-452 (page 340, Raised to species, and senior synonym of unicolor)
  • Forel, A. 1910e. Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika ausgeführt in den Jahren 1903-1905 von Dr. Leonhard Schultze. Vierter Band. Systematik und Tiergeographie. D) Formicidae. Denkschr. Med.-Naturwiss. Ges. Jena 16: 1-30 (page 17, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1936a. Étude sur les fourmis du genre Monomorium Mayr. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 16: 32-64 (page 39, see also)