Monomorium faurei

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Monomorium faurei
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Monomorium exiguum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: Monomorium faurei
Santschi, 1915

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

Nomenclature

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

  • faurei. Monomorium (Mitara) faurei Santschi, 1915c: 260, fig. 10 (w.) GABON. Combination in M. (Lampromyrmex): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 876. Junior synonym of exiguum: Bolton, 1987: 388.

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 388, Junior synonym of exiguum)
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 260, fig. 10 worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 876, Combination in M. (Lampromyrmex))