Monomorium najrane

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Monomorium najrane
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Monomorium harithe)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: Monomorium najrane
Collingwood & Agosti, 1996

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Specimen Labels

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


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

  • najrane. Monomorium najrane Collingwood & Agosti, 1996: 352 (w.) SAUDI ARABIA.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, paratype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: holotype Saudi Arabia: desert nr Najran, 17°32’N, 44°00’E, 10.iv.1983 (C.A. Collingwood); paratypes: workers with same data, workers Saudi Arabia: Hofuf desert area, 11.iv.1983 (C.A. Collingwood); workers Saudi Arabia: Al-Baix, 11.iv.1983 (C.A. Collingwood).
    • Type-depository: unknown (possibly in WMLC).
    • Status as species: Borowiec, L. 2014: 123.
    • Distribution: Saudi Arabia.