Monomorium santschianum

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

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


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

  • santschianum. Monomorium santschianum Ettershank, 1966: 92.
    • Combination in Trichomyrmex: Ward, et al. 2015: 76.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1987: 296.
    • Unnecessary replacement name for Holcomyrmex santschii Forel, 1907b: 203.


  • Bolton, B. 1987. A review of the Solenopsis genus-group and revision of Afrotropical Monomorium Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 54: 263-452 (page 296, see also)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 266, Junior synonym of major)
  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 92, Monomorium)
  • Forel, A. 1905a. Einige biologische Beobachtungen des Herrn Prof. Dr. E. Göldi an brasilianischen Ameisen. Biol. Centralbl. 25: 170-181 (page 171, [Junior secondary homonym of Wheeleria santschii Forel, 1905b: 171.] )
  • Forel, A. 1907e. Fourmis nouvelles de Kairouan et d'Orient. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 51: 201-208 (page 203, Replacement name for Holcomyrmex santschii Forel)