Monomorium destructor kalahariense

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Monomorium destructor kalahariense
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Trichomyrmex oscaris)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Trichomyrmex
Species: Monomorium destructor kalahariense
Forel, 1910

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Trichomyrmex oscaris.

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • kalahariense. Monomorium destructor subsp. kalahariense Forel, 1910f: 18 (w.) BOTSWANA. Junior synonym of oscaris: Bolton, 1987: 326.

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 326, Junior synonym of oscaris)
  • Forel, A. 1910e. Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika ausgeführt in den Jahren 1903-1905 von Dr. Leonhard Schultze. Vierter Band. Systematik und Tiergeographie. D) Formicidae. Denkschr. Med.-Naturwiss. Ges. Jena 16: 1-30 (page 18, worker described)