Monomorium sommieri

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Monomorium sommieri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. sommieri
Binomial name
Monomorium sommieri
Emery, 1908

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Israel, Tunisia (type locality), Turkey.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • sommieri. Monomorium salomonis var. sommieri Emery, 1908h: 676 (w.) TUNISIA. Subspecies of salomonis: Santschi, 1936a: 58. Raised to species: Mei, 1995: 763. Senior synonym of atrata: Emery, 1916b: 161; Santschi, 1921e: 170.
  • atrata. Monomorium salomonis var. atrata Santschi, 1912c: 147 (w.) TUNISIA. Junior synonym of sommieri: Emery, 1916b: 161; Santschi, 1921e: 170.



  • Emery, C. 1908j. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) Teil V. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1908: 663-686 (page 676, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1916a [1915]. Fauna entomologica italiana. I. Hymenoptera.-Formicidae. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 47: 79-275 (page 161, Senior synonym of atrata)
  • Mei, M. 1995. Arthropoda di Lampedusa, Linosa e Pantelleria (Canale di Sicilia, Mar Mediterraneo). Hymenoptera Formicidae (con diagnosi di due nuove specie). Nat. Sicil. 19(4): 753-772 (page 763, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1921e. Nouvelles fourmis paléarctiques. 3ème. note. Bol. R. Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 21: 165-170 (page 170, Senior synonym of atrata)
  • Santschi, F. 1936a. Étude sur les fourmis du genre Monomorium Mayr. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 16: 32-64 (page 58, Stirps of salomonis)