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Genus: Bondroitia   Forel, 1911 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 2 valid species

Bondroitia Forel, 1911e PDF: 300 (footnote) [as subgenus of Monomorium]. Type-species: Monomorium coecum, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Bondroitia also described as new, but as subgenus of Diplomorium, by Forel, 1911f PDF: 398; see discussion in Bolton, 1987 PDF: 275.]
Bondroitia in Myrmicinae, Monomorium genus group: Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 81; in Solenopsis genus group: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 271.
Bondroitia as subgenus of Monomorium: Forel, 1911e PDF: 300.
Bondroitia as junior synonym of Diplomorium: Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 98.
Bondroitia as genus: Forel, 1915d: 38; Wheeler, 1922: 663, 683; Bolton, 1987 PDF: 275.
Genus Bondroitia references
Emery, 1922c PDF: 194 (diagnosis, catalogue); Wheeler, 1922: 877 (catalogue); Bolton, 1987 PDF: 275 (diagnosis, review of genus, all species); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1048 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 80 (catalogue); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 191 (brief male diagnosis)
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, Niger, Zambia
    Europe: Switzerland
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

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