Monomorium delagoense

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Monomorium delagoense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. delagoense
Binomial name
Monomorium delagoense
Forel, 1894

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Mozambique (type locality), South Africa.

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Nomenclature

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

  • delagoense. Monomorium salomonis r. delagoense Forel, 1894b: 87 (w.) MOZAMBIQUE. Forel, 1910e: 441 (q.m.). Combination in M. (Xeromyrmex): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 870. Raised to species: Santschi, 1928f: 192. Senior synonym of grahamstownense, lacrymans: Bolton, 1987: 341.
  • grahamstownense. Monomorium delagoense var. grahamstownense Santschi, 1936a: 39 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. [First available use of Monomorium salomonis r. delagoense var. grahamstownensis Forel, 1914d: 245; unavailable name.] Junior synonym of delagoense: Bolton, 1987: 341.
  • lacrymans. Monomorium delagoense var. lacrymans Arnold, 1944: 15, fig. 19 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of delagoense: Bolton, 1987: 341.

Description

References

  • 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 341, Senior synonym of grahamstownense and lacrymans)
  • Forel, A. 1894b. Abessinische und andere afrikanische Ameisen, gesammelt von Herrn Ingenieur Alfred Ilg, von Herrn Dr. Liengme, von Herrn Pfarrer Missionar P. Berthoud, Herrn Dr. Arth. Müller etc. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 9: 64-100 (page 87, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1910f. Note sur quelques fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 54: 421-458 (page 441, queen, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1928f. Descriptions de nouvelles fourmis éthiopiennes (suite). Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 16: 191-213 (page 192, Raised to species)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 870, Combination in M. (Xeromyrmex))