Solenopsis lusitanica

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Solenopsis lusitanica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. lusitanica
Binomial name
Solenopsis lusitanica
Emery, 1915

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Iberian Peninsula, Portugal (type locality), Spain.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • lusitanica. Solenopsis latro subsp. lusitanica Emery, 1915a: 259, pl. 4, fig. 13 (w.q.) PORTUGAL. Santschi, 1934e: 578 (m.). Raised to species: Bondroit, 1918: 145. Current subspecies: nominal plus gaetula. See also: Galkowski, et al. 2010: 161.



  • Bondroit, J. 1918. Les fourmis de France et de Belgique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 87: 1-174 (page 145, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1915a. Contributo alla conoscenza delle formiche delle isole italiane. Descrizione di forme mediterrannee nuove o critiche. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 46[=(3)(6): 244-270 (page 259, pl. 4, fig. 13 worker, queen 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.
  • Santschi, F. 1934e. Contribution aux Solenopsis paléarctiques. Rev. Suisse Zool. 41: 565-592 (page 578, male described)