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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Diagyne
Santschi, 1923
Type species
Solenopsis succinea

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Specimen Labels

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • DIAGYNE [junior synonym of Solenopsis]
    • Diagyne Santschi, 1923c: 268 [as subgenus of Solenopsis]. Type-species: Solenopsis succinea, by monotypy.
    • Diagyne junior synonym of Solenopsis: Ettershank, 1966: 134.


  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 218, Diagyne as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Creighton, W. S. 1930b. The New World species of the genus Solenopsis (Hymenop. Formicidae). Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 66: 39-151 (page 42, Diagyne as subgenus of Solenopsis)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943g. A list of the type-species of the genera and subgenera of the Formicidae. [part]. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(10): 617-688 (page 638, Diagyne in Myrmicinae, Solenopsidini)
  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 134, Diagyne as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1962b. Una nueva especie del género Brownidris Kusnezov (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 18: 155-161 (page 160, Diagyne as subgenus of Solenopsis)
  • Santschi, F. 1923c. Solenopsis et autres fourmis néotropicales. Rev. Suisse Zool. 30: 245-273 (page 268, Diagyne as subgenus of Solenopsis)