Monomorium liliuokalanii

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Monomorium liliuokalanii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. liliuokalanii
Binomial name
Monomorium liliuokalanii
Forel, 1899

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Specimen labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Hawaii (type locality), Niue, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • liliuokalanii. Monomorium minutum var. liliuokalanii Forel, 1899a: 119 (w.) HAWAII. Subspecies of minutum: Forel, 1909d: 225. Junior synonym of minutum: Wilson & Taylor, 1967: 67. Revived from synonymy, raised to species and senior synonym of samoanum: Bolton, 1987: 288.
  • samoanum. Monomorium minutum var. samoanum Santschi, 1928a: 46, fig. 2 (w.) SAMOA. Junior synonym of minutum: Wilson & Taylor, 1967: 67; of liliuokalanii: Bolton, 1987: 288.



  • 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 288, Revived from synonymy, raised to species, and senior synonym of samoanum)
  • Forel, A. 1899a. Heterogyna (Formicidae). Fauna Hawaii. 1: 116-122 (page 119, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1909i. Ameisen aus Java und Krakatau beobachtet und gesammelt von Herrn Edward Jacobson. Notes Leyden Mus. 31: 221-232 (page 225, Subspecies of minutum)
  • Wilson, E. O.; Taylor, R. W. 1967b. The ants of Polynesia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pac. Insects Monogr. 14: 1-109 (page 67, Junior synonym of minutum)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Overbeck H. 1924. A List of Ants from Singapore and Neighbouring Places. Journal of the Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 2 (1): 25-40.
  • Viehmeyer H. 1916. Ameisen von Singapore. Beobachtet und gesammelt von H. Overbeck. Archiv für Naturgeschichte (A)81(8):108-168.