Solenopsis egregia

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Solenopsis egregia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. egregia
Binomial name
Solenopsis egregia
(Kusnezov, 1953)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • egregia. Synsolenopsis egregia Kusnezov, 1953c: 342, figs. 1-3 (s.w.q.) ARGENTINA. Combination in Solenopsis: Ettershank, 1966: 140.



  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 140, Combination in Solenopsis)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1953d. El género Synsolenopsis Forel (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 13: 341-348 (page 342, figs. 1-3 soldier, worker, queen described)