Monomorium rosae

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Monomorium rosae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. rosae
Binomial name
Monomorium rosae
Santschi, 1920

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality), Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal.

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

  • rosae. Monomorium (Lampromyrmex) rosae Santschi, 1920b: 13, fig. 2 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Senior synonym of cotterelli: Bolton, 1987: 408.
  • cotterelli. Diplomorium cotterelli Donisthorpe, 1942f: 217 (w.) GHANA. Junior synonym of rosae: Bolton, 1987: 408.



  • 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 408, Senior synonym of cotterelli)
  • Santschi, F. 1920b. Formicides nouveaux du Gabon, du Congo, de la Rhodesia et du Natal. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 60: 6-17 (page 13, fig. 2 worker described)