Monomorium albopilosum fingo

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Monomorium albopilosum fingo
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Monomorium albopilosum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: Monomorium albopilosum fingo
Arnold, 1946

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

Nomenclature

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

  • fingo. Monomorium albopilosum subsp. fingo Arnold, 1946: 61, fig. 13 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of albopilosum: Bolton, 1987: 335.

References

  • Arnold, G. 1946. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 6. Occas. Pap. Natl. Mus. South. Rhod. 2: 49-97 (page 61, fig. 13 worker described)
  • 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 335, Junior synonym of albopilosum)