Solenopsis dalli

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Solenopsis dalli
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. dalli
Binomial name
Solenopsis dalli
(Kusnezov, 1969)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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.


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.





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

  • dalli. Bisolenopsis dalli Kusnezov, 1969: 36 (diagnosis in key) (q.m.) ARGENTINA (Tucumán).
    • Type-material: holotype male, 3 paratype queens, 3 paratype males.
    • Type-locality: holotype Argentina: Tucumán, 21.xi.1957, microscope preparation no. 10110 (N. Kusnezov); paratypes: 3 queens with same data but 14.xii.19557, nos 10200, 10201, 10210, 3 males with same data but 14.xii.1957, nos 10209, 10213.
    • Type-depository: IMLT.
    • Combination in Solenopsis: Brandão, 1991: 378.
    • Status as species: Brandão, 1991: 378; Bolton, 1995b: 387.
    • Distribution: Argentina.



  • Brandão, C. R. F. 1991. Adendos ao catálogo abreviado das formigas da região Neotropical (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Bras. Entomol. 35: 319-412 (page 378, Combination in Solenopsis)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1969. Nuevas especies de hormigas. Acta Zool. Lilloana 24: 33-38 (page 36, (diagnosis in key) queen described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Brandao, C.R.F. 1991. Adendos ao catalogo abreviado das formigas da regiao neotropical (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Bras. Entomol. 35: 319-412.
  • Cuezzo, F. 1998. Formicidae. Chapter 42 in Morrone J.J., and S. Coscaron (dirs) Biodiversidad de artropodos argentinos: una perspectiva biotaxonomica Ediciones Sur, La Plata. Pages 452-462.
  • Vittar, F. 2008. Hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de la Mesopotamia Argentina. INSUGEO Miscelania 17(2):447-466