Monomorium wroughtonianum

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Monomorium wroughtonianum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Trichomyrmex wroughtoni)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Trichomyrmex
Species: Monomorium wroughtonianum
Ettershank, 1966

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


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

  • wroughtonianum. Monomorium wroughtonianum Ettershank, 1966: 93.
    • Unnecessary replacement name for Trichomyrmex wroughtoni Forel, 1911h: 453.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 268; Radchenko, 1997f: 222.


  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 93, Replacement name for Trichomyrmex wroughtoni Forel, 1911h: 453)
  • Forel, A. 1902c. Myrmicinae nouveaux de l'Inde et de Ceylan. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 165-249 (page 209, primary homonym)
  • Forel, A. 1911l. Sur le genre Metapone n. g. nouveau groupe des Formicides et sur quelques autres formes nouvelles. Rev. Suisse Zool. 19: 445-459 (page 453, [Junior secondary homonym of Monomorium wroughtoni Forel, 1902c: 209.])