Monomorium minutum

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Monomorium minutum
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Monomorium monomorium)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: Monomorium minutum
Mayr, 1855

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Monomorium monomorium.

Nomenclature

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

  • minutum. Monomorium minutum Mayr, 1855: 453 (w.) ITALY. Mayr, 1865: 91 (q.m.). [Junior secondary homonym of Atta minuta Jerdon, 1851: 105, above.] Replacement name: monomorium Bolton, 1987: 287.

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 287, Replacement name: monomorium)
  • Jerdon, T. C. 1851. A catalogue of the species of ants found in Southern India. Madras J. Lit. Sci. 17: 103-127 (page 105, [Junior secondary homonym of Atta minuta Jerdon, 1851: 105, above.])
  • Mayr, G. 1855. Formicina austriaca. Beschreibung der bisher im österreichischen Kaiserstaate aufgefundenen Ameisen, nebst Hinzufügung jener in Deutschland, in der Schweiz und in Italien vorkommenden Arten. Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ver. Wien 5: 273-478 (page 453, worker described)
  • Mayr, G. 1865. Formicidae. In: Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte "Novara" um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859. Zoologischer Theil. Bd. II. Abt. 1. Wien: K. Gerold's Sohn, 119 pp. (page 91, queen, male described)