Monomorium moestum

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

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

Nomenclature

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

  • moestum. Monomorium moestum Santschi, 1914b: 74, fig. 7 (w.) KENYA. Combination in M. (Notomyrmex): Emery, 1922e: 170. Junior synonym of hanneli: Bolton, 1987: 426.

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 426, Junior synonym of hanneli)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 170, Combination in M. (Notomyrmex))
  • Santschi, F. 1914b. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale, 1911-1912. Résultats scientifiques. Insectes Hyménoptères. II. Formicidae. Paris: Libr. A. Schulz, pp. 41-148. (page 74, fig. 7 worker described)