Solenopsis marxi

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

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).
Neotropical Region: Mexico.

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.

  • pygmaea. Solenopsis pygmaea Forel, 1905c: 21 (w.) INDONESIA (Java). [Junior primary homonym of pygmaea Forel, above.] Replacement name: marxi Forel, 1915c: 354.
  • marxi. Solenopsis marxi Forel, 1915c: 354. Replacement name for pygmaea Forel, 1905c: 21. [Junior primary homonym of pygmaea Forel, 1901e: 345.]



  • Forel, A. 1901j. Variétés myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 45: 334-382 (page 345, primary homonym)
  • Forel, A. 1905f. Ameisen aus Java. Gesammelt von Prof. Karl Kraepelin 1904. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 22: 1-26 (page 21, Junior primary homonym of pygmaea)
  • Forel, A. 1915c. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. IIe partie. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 50: 335-364 (page 354, Replacement name for pygmaea)