Monomorium santschii

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Monomorium santschii
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. santschii
Binomial name
Monomorium santschii
(Forel, 1905)

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Tunisia (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • santschii. Wheeleria santschii Forel, 1905b: 171 (q.) TUNISIA.
    • Forel, 1906a: 52 (m.).
    • Combination in Wheeleriella: Emery, 1908f: 556; Emery, 1922e: 187.
    • Combination in Monomorium: Ettershank, 1966: 92.
    • Status as species: Forel, 1906a: 51; Emery, 1922e: 187; Bolton, 1987: 291; Bolton, 1995b: 266; Cagniant, 2006a: 196; Borowiec, L. 2014: 125.
    • Senior synonym of adulatrix: Bolton, 1987: 291.
    • Senior synonym of insidiosa: Bolton, 1987: 291.
    • Senior synonym of rufescens: Bolton, 1987: 291.
    • Senior synonym of Santschia intrudens: not previously recorded.
  • adulatrix. Wheeleriella adulatrix Santschi, 1913f: 229 (q.) TUNISIA.
    • Combination in Monomorium: Ettershank, 1966: 87.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1922e: 187.
    • Subspecies of santschii: Santschi, 1926e: 234.
    • Junior synonym of santschii: Bolton, 1987: 291.
  • insidiosa. Wheeleriella santschii st. insidiosa Santschi, 1926e: 233 (q.m.) TUNISIA.
    • Combination in Monomorium: Ettershank, 1966: 89.
    • Junior synonym of santschii: Bolton, 1987: 291.
  • intrudens. Santschia intrudens Forel, 1906a: 65 (in text).
    • Unnecessary replacement species-group name for Wheeleria santschii Forel, 1905b: 171.
    • Junior synonym of santschii.
  • rufescens. Wheeleriella santschii var. rufescens Santschi, 1926e: 233 (q.m.) TUNISIA.
    • Combination in Monomorium: Ettershank, 1966: 92.
    • Junior synonym of santschii: Bolton, 1987: 291.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Type Material

Bolton (1987) - Holotype female (dealate), Tunisia: Kairouan, 1 9. viii. 1903 (F. Santschi) (MHN) [examined].


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 291, Senior synonym of adulatrix, insidiosa and rufescens)
  • Emery, C. 1908g. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) Teil IV. Parasitische und Gast-Myrmicinen mit Ausnahme von Strongylognathus. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1908: 549-558 (page 556, Combination in Wheeleriella)
  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 92, Combination in Monomorium)
  • Forel, A. 1905a. Einige biologische Beobachtungen des Herrn Prof. Dr. E. Göldi an brasilianischen Ameisen. Biol. Centralbl. 25: 170-181 (page 171, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1906a. Moeurs des fourmis parasites des genres Wheeleria et Bothriomyrmex. Rev. Suisse Zool. 14: 51-69 (page 52, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1908j. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) Teil V. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1908: 663-686 (page 669, Combination in Monomorium)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 180, Combination in M. (Parholcomyrmex))
  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 92, Replacement name: santschianum)
  • Forel, A. 1907e. Fourmis nouvelles de Kairouan et d'Orient. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 51: 201-208 (page 203, worker described)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1912a. Ameisen aus Tunesien und Algerien, nebst einigen unterwegs in Italien gesammelten Arten. Rus. Entomol. Obozr. 12: 1-22 (page 3, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1911f. Formicides nouveaux de l'Afrique Mineure (4e note suite). Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 2: 78-85 (page 84, male 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 296, Combination in M. (Isholcomyrmex))