Current View: Bolton World Catalog
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print: . Accessed

· For web:

Genus: Syllophopsis   Santschi, 1915 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 21 valid species, 1 valid subspecies

Syllophopsis Santschi, 1915c PDF: 259 [as subgenus of Monomorium]. Type-species: Monomorium modestum, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Syllophopsis in Myrmicinae, Solenopsidini: Forel, 1917 PDF: 242 [subtribe Monomoriini]; Emery, 1922c PDF: 175; all subsequent authors to the following.
Syllophopsis as junior synonym of Monomorium: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 287.
[Syllopsis Santschi, 1921c PDF: 120, incorrect subsequent spelling.].
Genus Syllophopsis references
Aldawood, 2016 10.1080/09397140.2016.1173898 PDF: 137 (Saudi Arabia species and key); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 241 (brief male diagnosis)


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)   Genus is native to: Afrotropical, Australasia, Indomalaya, Malagasy, Neotropical, Oceania, Palearctic bioregions (based on species list records).

Afrotropical Region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Australasia Region: Australia, Papua New Guinea
Indomalaya Region: Indonesia, Myanmar
Malagasy Region: Comoros, Juan de Nova Island, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion, Seychelles
Neotropical Region: Guadeloupe, United States Virgin Islands
Oceania Region: Fiji, Micronesia, Palau, Samoa
Palearctic Region: Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Yemen

See something amiss? Send us an email.
Enlarge Map