Monomorium peninsulatum

AntWiki: The Ants --- Online
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Monomorium peninsulatum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Monomorium viridum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: Monomorium peninsulatum
Gregg, 1945

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

Nomenclature

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

  • peninsulatum. Monomorium peninsulatum Gregg, 1945b: 62, pl. 9 (w.q.) U.S.A. Subspecies of viridum: Creighton, 1950a: 223. Junior synonym of viridum: DuBois, 1986: 96.

References

  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 104: 1-585 (page 223, Subspecies of viride)
  • DuBois, M. B. 1986. A revision of the native New World species of the ant genus Monomorium (minimum group) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Univ. Kans. Sci. Bull. 53: 65-119 (page 96, Junior synonym of viride)
  • Gregg, R. E. 1945c. Two new forms of Monomorium (Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 52: 62-69 (page 62, pl. 9 worker, queen described)