Monomorium nipponense

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Monomorium nipponense
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Monomorium intrudens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: Monomorium nipponense
Wheeler, W.M., 1906

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


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

  • nipponense. Monomorium nipponense Wheeler, W.M. 1906c: 310 (w.) JAPAN. Santschi, 1928b: 34 (q.m.). Junior synonym of intrudens: Bolton, 1987: 390 (in text); Ogata & Bolton, 1989: 460.


  • 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 390, (in text) Junior synonym of intrudens)
  • Ogata, K.; Bolton, B. 1989. A taxonomic note on the ant Monomorium intrudens F. Smith (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Jpn. J. Entomol. 57: 459-460 (page 460, Junior synonym of intrudens)
  • Santschi, F. 1928b. Nouvelles fourmis de Chine et du Turkestan Russe. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 68: 31-46 (page 34, queen, male described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1906h. The ants of Japan. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 22: 301-328 (page 310, worker described)