Monomorium rothsteini tostum

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Monomorium rothsteini tostum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Monomorium sordidum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: Monomorium rothsteini tostum
Wheeler, W.M., 1915

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

Nomenclature

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

  • tostum. Monomorium rothsteini var. tostum Wheeler, W.M. 1915g: 806 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Chelaner: Ettershank, 1966: 97; in Monomorium: Taylor, 1987b: 3. Subspecies of rothsteini: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 58. Junior synonym of sordidum: Heterick, 2001: 412.

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