Monomorium leimbachi

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Monomorium leimbachi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Monomorium rhopalocerum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: Monomorium leimbachi
Forel, 1914

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

Nomenclature

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

  • leimbachi. Monomorium leimbachi Forel, 1914d: 246 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of rhopalocerum: Bolton, 1987: 407.

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 407, Junior synonym of rhopalocerum)
  • Forel, A. 1914d. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 50: 211-288 (page 246, worker described)