Monomorium havilandi

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

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Afrotropical Region: South Africa (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.

  • havilandi. Monomorium havilandi Forel, 1910e: 443 (w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in M. (Parholcomyrmex): Santschi, 1917b: 282. Subspecies of australe: Santschi, 1917b: 282. Revived status as species and senior synonym of distinctum, leviceps: Bolton, 1987: 368.
  • distinctum. Monomorium (Xeromyrmex) distinctum Arnold, 1944: 11, fig. 18 (w.m.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of havilandi: Bolton, 1987: 368.
  • leviceps. Monomorium distinctum var. leviceps Arnold, 1958: 119 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of havilandi: Bolton, 1987: 368.



  • Arnold, G. 1958. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 13. Occas. Pap. Natl. Mus. South. Rhod. B. Nat. Sci. 3: 119-143 PDF
  • 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 368, Revived status as species, and senior synonym of distinctum and leviceps)
  • Forel, A. 1910f. Note sur quelques fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 54: 421-458 (page 443, worker, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1917b [1916]. Fourmis nouvelles de la Colonie du Cap, du Natal et de Rhodesia. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 85: 279-296 (page 282, Combination in M. (Parholcomyrmex), and stirps of australe)