Solenopsis laevithorax

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Solenopsis laevithorax
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Solenopsis fugax)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: Solenopsis laevithorax
Bernard, 1950

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


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

  • laevithorax. Solenopsis laevithorax Bernard, 1950a: 12, figs. (w.m.) FRANCE. Provisional junior synonym of fugax: Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009: 493. See also: Galkowski, et al. 2010: 160.


  • Bernard, F. 1950a [1946]. Notes sur les fourmis de France. II. Peuplement des montagnes méridionales. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 115: 1-36 (page 12, figs. worker, male described)
  • Galkowski, C., Casevitz-Weulersse, J. & Cagniant, H. 2010. Redescription de Solenopsis fugax (Latreille, 1798) et notes sur les Solenopsis de France. Revue française d’Entomologie (NS) 32 (3-4): 151-163.