Monomorium hemiphaeum

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Monomorium hemiphaeum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Chelaner leae)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Chelaner
Species: Monomorium hemiphaeum
Clark, 1934

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

Nomenclature

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

  • hemiphaeum. Monomorium (Notomyrmex) hemiphaeum Clark, 1934c: 61, pl. 4, figs. 19, 20 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of leae: Ettershank, 1966: 97.

References

  • Clark, J. 1934c. Ants from the Otway Ranges. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 8: 48-73 (page 61, pl. 4, figs. 19, 20 worker, queen described)
  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 97, Junior synonym of leae)