Monomorium ilia

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Monomorium ilia
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Monomorium laeve)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: Monomorium ilia
Forel, 1907

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


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

  • ilia. Monomorium (Martia) ilia Forel, 1907h: 277 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Forel, 1910b: 30 (q.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1973a: 30 (l.). Combination in M. (Lampromyrmex): Emery, 1922e: 184. Junior synonym of laeve: Heterick, 2001: 404.


  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 184, Combination in M. (Lampromyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1907j. Formicidae. In: Michaelsen, W., Hartmeyer, R. (eds.) Die Fauna Südwest-Australiens. Band I, Lieferung 7. Jena: Gustav Fischer, pp. 263-310. (page 277, worker, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1910b. Formicides australiens reçus de MM. Froggatt et Rowland Turner. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 1-94 (page 30, queen described)
  • Heterick, B. E. 2001. Revision of the Australian ants of the genus Monomorium (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Invertebr. Taxon. 15: 353-459 (page 404, Junior synonym of laeve)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1973a. The ant larvae of six tribes: second supplement (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). J. Ga. Entomol. Soc. 8: 27-39 (page 30, larva described)