Solenopsis bruchiella

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Solenopsis bruchiella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. bruchiella
Binomial name
Solenopsis bruchiella
Emery, 1922
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • bruchi. Solenopsis (Synsolenopsis) bruchi Forel, 1918b: 156 (q.) ARGENTINA (Córdoba).
    • Type-material: syntype queens (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Argentina: Córdoba, Canals (Weiser).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • [Junior primary homonym of Solenopsis clytemnestra r. bruchi Forel, 1912g: 6.]
    • Combination in Synsolenopsis: Kusnezov, 1953c: 347.
    • Status as species: Kusnezov, 1953c: 347 (in key).
    • Replacement name: Solenopsis bruchiella Emery, 1922e: 199.
  • bruchiella. Solenopsis bruchiella Emery, 1922e: 199.
    • Replacement name for Solenopsis (Synsolenopsis) bruchi Forel, 1918b: 156. [Junior primary homonym of Solenopsis clytemnestra r. bruchi Forel, 1912g: 6.]
    • Status as species: Santschi, 1923c: 252; Ettershank, 1966: 140; Kutter, 1968b: 204; Kempf, 1972a: 234; Bolton, 1995b: 386.
    • Distribution: Argentina.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 199, Replacement name for bruchi)
  • Forel, A. 1918b. Quelques fourmis de Madagascar récoltées par le Dr. Friederichs et quelques remarques sur d'autres fourmis. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 52: 151-156 (page 156, [Junior primary homonym of bruchi Forel, 1912g: 6.])

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Kusnezov N. 1978. Hormigas argentinas: clave para su identificación. Miscelánea. Instituto Miguel Lillo 61:1-147 + 28 pl.