Solenopsis granivora

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Solenopsis granivora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. granivora
Binomial name
Solenopsis granivora
Kusnezov, 1957

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -28.66666667° to -31.5°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

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.

  • granivora. Solenopsis (Granisolenopsis) granivora Kusnezov, 1957a: 278, pl. 6, figs. 1-10 (w.q.) ARGENTINA (Catamarca).
    • Type-material: 54 syntype workers, 1 syntype queen.
    • Type-locality: Argentina: Catamarca, Santa Maria, 2000 m., no. 6637 (N. Kusnezov).
    • Type-depository: IMLT.
    • Status as species: Ettershank, 1966: 141; Kempf, 1972a: 236; Bolton, 1995b: 388.
    • Distribution: Argentina.

Description

References

  • Kusnezov, N. 1957b. Die Solenopsidinen-Gattungen von Südamerika (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Zool. Anz. 158: 266-280 (page 277, pl. 6, figs. 1-10 worker, queen described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Kusnezov N. 1956. Claves para la identificación de las hormigas de la fauna argentina. Idia 104-105: 1-56.
  • Kusnezov N. 1957. Die Solenopsidinen-Gattungen von Südamerika (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Zoologischer Anzeiger 158: 266-280.
  • Kusnezov N. 1978. Hormigas argentinas: clave para su identificación. Miscelánea. Instituto Miguel Lillo 61:1-147 + 28 pl.
  • Medel R. G., and R. A. Vasquez. 1994. Comparative analysis of harvester ant assemblages of Argentinian and Chilean arid zones. Journal of Arid Anvironments 26: 363-371