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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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • 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.

Description

References

  • 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)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Antarea (at www.antarea.fr on June 11th 2017)
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  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Borowiec L., and S. Salata. 2017. New records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from southern Portugal. Acta Entomologica Silesiana 25(3): 1-10.
  • Cammell, M. E., M. J. Way, and M. R. Paiva. "Diversity and structure of ant communities associated with oak, pine, eucalyptus and arable habitats in Portugal." Insectes Sociaux 43 (1996): 37-46.
  • Collingwood C., and A. Prince. 1998. A guide to ants of continental Portugal (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Boletim da Sociedade Portuguesa de Entomologia. Suplemento 5: 1-49.
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  • Ettershank G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171.
  • Galkowski C., J. Casevitz-Weulersse, and H. Cagniant. 2010. Redescription de Solenopsis fugax (Latreille, 1798) et notes sur les Solenopsis de France [ Hymenoptera, Formicidae ]. Revue Française d'Entomologie (Nouvelle Série) 32(3-4): 151-163.
  • Grandi G. 1935. Contributi alla conoscenza degli Imenotteri Aculeati. XV. Boll. R. Ist. Entomol. Univ. Studi Bologna 8: 27-121.
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  • Sanchez-Gil Jimeno R., and J. L. Reyes-Lopez. 2016. Study of ants species of the Sierra de San Carlos del Valle (Ciudad Real) and updating the provincial check list (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Boln. Asoc. esp. Ent. 40 (1-2): 93-109.
  • Santschi F. 1934. Contribution aux Solenopsis paléarctiques. Revue Suisse de Zoologie. 41: 565-592.
  • de Haro, Andrés, and C. A. Collingwood. "Prospección mirmecológica por Andalucia." Boletín de la Estación Central de Ecología 6 (12) (1977): 85-90.
  • de Haro, Andrés, and C. A. Collingwood. "Prospección mirmecológica por la península Tingitana al norte del Rif (Marruecos)." Orsis (Organismes i Sistemes) 12 (1997): 93-99.
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