Attopsis extensa

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Attopsis extensa
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: Attopsis extensa
Förster, 1891

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Solenopsis superba.


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

  • extensa. †Attopsis extensa Förster, 1891: 438, pl. 13, fig. 9 (m.) GERMANY (Oligocene). Junior synonym of †superba: Théobald, 1937b: 203.