Monomorium longiusculum

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Monomorium longiusculum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Monomorium egens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: Monomorium longiusculum
Santschi, 1926

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


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

  • longiusculum. Monomorium longiusculum Santschi, 1926b: 237, fig. 3 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Junior synonym of egens: Bolton, 1987: 385.


  • 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 385, Junior synonym of egens)
  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 237, fig. 3 worker described)