Monomorium malatu

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

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Afrotropical Region: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality), Kenya, Uganda.

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

  • altinode. Tetramorium altinode Santschi, 1935a: 266, fig. 10 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Combination in Monomorium: Bolton, 1980: 199. [Junior secondary homonym of altinode Santschi, above.] Replacement name: malatu Bolton, 1987: 399.
  • malatu. Monomorium malatu Bolton, 1987: 399. Replacement name for Tetramorium altinode Santschi, 1935a: 266. [Junior secondary homonym of Monomorium rhopalocerum var. altinodis Santschi, 1910c: 359.]



  • 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 399, Replacement name for Tetramorium altinode Santschi, 1935a)
  • Santschi, F. 1910c [1909]. Formicides nouveaux ou peu connus du Congo français. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 78: 349-400 (page 359, primary homonym)
  • Santschi, F. 1935a. Fourmis du Musée du Congo Belge. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 27: 254-285 (page 266, [Junior secondary homonym of Monomorium rhopalocerum var. altinodis Santschi, 1910c: 359.)