Monomorium wheelerorum

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Monomorium wheelerorum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Monomorium ergatogyna)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: Monomorium wheelerorum
DuBois, 1986

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

Nomenclature

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

  • wheelerorum. Monomorium wheelerorum DuBois, 1986: 91, figs. 11, 17, 80, 81-86 (w.q.) U.S.A. Junior synonym of ergatogyna: Ward, 2005: 14.

References

  • DuBois, M. B. 1986. A revision of the native New World species of the ant genus Monomorium (minimum group) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Univ. Kans. Sci. Bull. 53: 65-119 (page 91, figs. 11, 17, 80, 81-86 worker, queen described)
  • Ward, P.S. 2005. A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 936: 1-68 (page 14, Junior synonym of ergatogyna)