Monomorium rapaense

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Monomorium rapaense
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Chelaner antarcticus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Chelaner
Species: Monomorium rapaense
Wheeler, W.M., 1936

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

Nomenclature

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

  • rapaense. Monomorium (Notomyrmex) rapaense Wheeler, W.M. 1936f: 10 (w.) RAPA I. Combination in Chelaner: Ettershank, 1966: 97. Junior synonym of antarcticum: Wilson & Taylor, 1967: 62.

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