Monomorium impressum

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Monomorium impressum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Monomorium floricola)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: Monomorium impressum
Smith, F., 1876

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

Nomenclature

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

  • impressum. Monomorium impressum Smith, F. 1876a: 447 (q.m.) RODRIGUEZ I. Junior synonym of floricola: Bolton, 1987: 390.

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 390, Junior synonym of floricola)
  • Smith, F. 1876a. Preliminary notice of new species of Hymenoptera, Diptera, and Forficulidae collected in the island of Rodriguez by the naturalists accompanying the Transit-of-Venus expedition. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4(17): 447-451 (page 447, queen, male described)