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Genus: Syllophopsis   Santschi, 1915 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

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)


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Juan de Nova Island, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe
    Americas: Guadeloupe, United States Virgin Islands
    Asia: Indonesia, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    Oceania: Australia, Fiji, Micronesia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Australasia, Indomalaya, Malagasy, Neotropical, Oceania, Palearctic
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Afrotropical, Australasia, Indomalaya, Malagasy, Neotropical, Oceania, Palearctic

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