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Genus: Syllophopsis   Santschi, 1915 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 22 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)
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Juan de Nova Island, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia
    Americas: Barbados, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Mexico, Puerto Rico, United States Virgin Islands
    Asia: Borneo, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Yemen
    Oceania: Australia, Fiji, Guam, Micronesia, New Zealand, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Wallis and Futuna
  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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