Solenopsis pachycera

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Solenopsis pachycera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. pachycera
Binomial name
Solenopsis pachycera
(Forel, 1915)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • pachycera. Oligomyrmex (Octella) pachycerus Forel, 1915b: 69 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Solenopsis: Taylor, 1991b: 611.

Type Material

  • Oligomyrmex (Octella) pachycerus Forel, 1915: Holotype, worker, Ravenshoe (as Cedar Creek), Queensland, Australia, Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1915b. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. 2. Ameisen. Ark. Zool. 9(1 16: 1-119 (page 69, worker described)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1991b. Nomenclature and distribution of some Australasian ants of the Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Mem. Qld. Mus. 30: 599-614 (page 611, Combination in Solenopsis)