Monomorium annamense

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Monomorium annamense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. annamense
Binomial name
Monomorium annamense
Donisthorpe, 1941

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Vietnam (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.


Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.





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

  • longiceps. Monomorium (Monomorium) longiceps Karavaiev, 1935a: 94, fig. 20 (w.) VIETNAM.
    • Type-material: 3 syntype workers.
    • Type-locality: 2 workers Vietnam (“Südannam”): Dalat, Lang Biang, 1500 m., 26.i.1931 (K. Davydov), 1 worker with same but also numbered 5796.
    • Type-depository: SIZK.
    • [Junior primary homonym of Monomorium (Notomyrmex) longiceps Wheeler, W.M. 1934d: 146.]
    • Replacement name: Monomorium (Monomorium) annamense Donisthorpe, 1941k: 238.*annamense. Monomorium (Monomorium)
  • annamense. Monomorium (Monomorium) annamense Donisthorpe, 1941k: 238.
    • Replacement name for Monomorium (Monomorium) longiceps Karavaiev, 1935a: 94. [Junior primary homonym of Monomorium (Notomyrmex) longiceps Wheeler, W.M. 1934d: 146.]
    • [Misspelled as anaramensis by Chapman & Capco, 1951: 165.]
    • Status as species: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 165; Ettershank, 1966: 87; Bolton, 1995b: 259.
    • Distribution: Vietnam.



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1941m. Synonymical notes, etc., on Formicidae (Hym.). Entomol. Mon. Mag. 77: 237-240 (page 238, Replacement name for longiceps)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1935a. Neue Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet, nebst Revision einiger Formen. Treubia 15: 57-118 (page 94, Replacement name for longiceps)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1934d. Contributions to the fauna of Rottnest Island, Western Australia. No. IX. The ants. J. R. Soc. West. Aust. 20: 137-163 (page 146, Junior primary homonym of longiceps)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Eguchi K.; Bui T. V.; Yamane S. 2011. Generic synopsis of the Formicidae of Vietnam (Insecta: Hymenoptera), part I — Myrmicinae and Pseudomyrmecinae. Zootaxa 2878: 1-61.
  • Karavaiev V. 1935. Neue Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet, nebst Revision einiger Formen. Treubia 15: 57-118.