Monomorium salomonis pullula

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Monomorium salomonis pullula
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Monomorium areniphilum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: Monomorium salomonis pullula
Santschi, 1919

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


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

  • pullula. Monomorium (Xeromyrmex) salomonis var. pullula Santschi, 1919: 235 (w.) SENEGAL.
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Santschi, 1936a: 53.
    • Subspecies of salomonis: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 870; Santschi, 1934b: 33.
    • Junior synonym of areniphilum: Bolton, 1987: 336; Bolton, 1995b: 266.
    • Status as species: Borowiec, L. 2014: 124 (error).