Monomorium kiliani obscurella

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Monomorium kiliani obscurella
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Chelaner kiliani)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Chelaner
Species: Monomorium kiliani obscurella
Viehmeyer, 1925

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


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

  • obscurella. Monomorium kiliani var. obscurella Viehmeyer, 1925a: 27 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Chelaner: Ettershank, 1966: 97; in Monomorium: Taylor, 1987b: 3. Subspecies of kiliani: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 57. Junior synonym of kiliani: Heterick, 2001: 385.