Monomorium monomorium

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Monomorium monomorium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. monomorium
Binomial name
Monomorium monomorium
Bolton, 1987

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, Niue.
Malagasy Region: Seychelles.
Neotropical Region: Bermuda, Brazil.
Oriental Region: India.
Palaearctic Region: Canary Islands, China, Croatia, Greece, Iberian Peninsula, Israel, Italy (type locality), Montenegro, Republic of Korea, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • minutum. Monomorium minutum Mayr, 1855: 453 (w.) ITALY. Mayr, 1865: 91 (q.m.). [Junior secondary homonym of Atta minuta Jerdon, 1851: 105, above.] Replacement name: monomorium Bolton, 1987: 287.
  • monomorium. Monomorium monomorium Bolton, 1987: 287. Replacement name for Monomorium minutum Mayr, 1855: 453. [Junior secondary homonym of Atta minuta Jerdon, 1851: 105.]

Description

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 287, Replacement name: monomorium)
  • Jerdon, T. C. 1851. A catalogue of the species of ants found in Southern India. Madras J. Lit. Sci. 17: 103-127 (page 105, [Junior secondary homonym of Atta minuta Jerdon, 1851: 105.] )
  • Mayr, G. 1855. Formicina austriaca. Beschreibung der bisher im österreichischen Kaiserstaate aufgefundenen Ameisen, nebst Hinzufügung jener in Deutschland, in der Schweiz und in Italien vorkommenden Arten. Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ver. Wien 5: 273-478 (page 453, Replacement name for Monomorium minutum Mayr, 1855)