Trichomyrmex santschii

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Trichomyrmex santschii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Trichomyrmex
Species group: destructor
Species: T. santschii
Binomial name
Trichomyrmex santschii
Forel, 1907

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality), Tunisia.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • santschii. Holcomyrmex santschii Forel, 1907b: 203 (w.) TUNISIA. Santschi, 1911f: 84 (m.); Karavaiev, 1912a: 3 (q.). Combination in Monomorium: Emery, 1908h: 669; in M. (Isolcomyrmex): Santschi, 1917c: 296; in M. (Parholcomyrmex): Emery, 1922e: 180; in Trichomyrmex: Ward et al., 2014: 16.
  • major. Monomorium (Isolcomyrmex) santschii var. major Bernard, 1953a: 168 (w.) ALGERIA. Raised to species: Bolton, 1995b: 264. Senior synonym of santschianum: Bolton, 1995b: 264.
  • santschianum. Monomorium santschianum Ettershank, 1966: 92. Unnecessary replacement name for Holcomyrmex santschii Forel, 1907b: 203. Junior synonym of major: Bolton, 1995b: 266. See also: Bolton, 1987: 296.



  • 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
  • Ward, P.S., Brady, S.G., Fisher, B.L. & Schultz, T.R. 2014. The evolution of myrmicine ants: phylogeny and biogeography of a hyperdiverse ant clade (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology, DOI: 10.1111/syen.12090.