Monomorium effractor

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Monomorium effractor
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. effractor
Binomial name
Monomorium effractor
Bolton, 1987

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (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.

  • wroughtoni. Wheeleriella wroughtoni Forel, 1910a: 7 (q.m.) INDIA. [Junior secondary homonym of Monomorium wroughtoni Forel, above.] Replacement name: Monomorium effractor Bolton, 1987: 292. Combination in Monomorium: Ettershank, 1966: 93.
  • effractor. Monomorium effractor Bolton, 1987: 292. Replacement name for Wheeleriella wroughtoni Forel, 1910a: 7. [Junior secondary homonym of Monomorium wroughtoni Forel, 1902c: 209.]



  • 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 292, Replacement name for Wheeleriella wroughtoni)
  • Forel, A. 1902c. Myrmicinae nouveaux de l'Inde et de Ceylan. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 165-249 (page 209, primary homonym)
  • Forel, A. 1910a. Glanures myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 54: 6-32 (page 7, [Junior secondary homonym of Monomorium wroughtoni Forel, 1902c: 209.])