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Genus: Trichomyrmex   Mayr, 1865 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 27 valid species, 3 valid subspecies

Trichomyrmex Mayr, 1865 PDF: 19. Type-species: Trichomyrmex rogeri, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Trichomyrmex in Myrmicidae, Myrmicidae: Emery, 1877b PDF: 81.
Trichomyrmex as junior synonym of Monomorium: Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 82; Smith, 1979: 1381; Bolton, 1987 PDF: 296.
Genus Trichomyrmex references
Bolton, 1987 PDF: 320, 322 (Afrotropical scabriceps and destructor groups, as part of Monomorium); Radchenko, 1997g PDF: 211 (Monomorium scabriceps group revision, key); Heterick, 2006 PDF: 96 (Malagasy destructor group, as part of Monomorium); Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 443 (diagnosis); Sharaf et al., 2016a 10.5852/ejt.2016.246 PDF: 1 (Arabian species key); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 246 (brief male diagnosis); Fernández & Serna, 2019 PDF: 827 (Colombia species key)

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// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria, Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Juan de Nova Island, Kenya, Madagascar, Mayotte, Mozambique, Reunion, Senegal, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    Americas: Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, United States
    Asia: Afghanistan, Armenia, Cyprus, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
    Europe: Greece, Spain
    Oceania: Australia, Fiji, Hawaii, Palau, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Australasia, Indomalaya, Malagasy, Nearctic, Neotropical, Oceania, Palearctic
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Afrotropical, Indomalaya, Malagasy, Palearctic

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