Solenopsis latro aurata

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Solenopsis latro aurata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Solenopsis lou)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: Solenopsis latro aurata
Karavaiev, 1912

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


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

  • aurata. Solenopsis latro subsp. aurata Karavaiev, 1912a: 11, fig. 4 (w.) ALGERIA. Junior synonym of lou: Karavaiev, 1927b: 108.


  • Karavaiev, V. 1912a. Ameisen aus Tunesien und Algerien, nebst einigen unterwegs in Italien gesammelten Arten. Rus. Entomol. Obozr. 12: 1-22 (page 11, fig. 4 worker described)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1927c [1926]. Myrmekologische Miszellen. Ezheg. Zool. Muz. 27: 104-112 (page 108, Junior synonym of lou)