Solenopsis metatarsalis

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Solenopsis metatarsalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. metatarsalis
Binomial name
Solenopsis metatarsalis
(Kusnezov, 1957)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • metatarsalis. Lilidris metatarsalis Kusnezov, 1957a: 274, pl. 3, figs. 1-6 (q.) ARGENTINA. Combination in Solenopsis: Ettershank, 1966: 142.

Description

References

  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 142, Combination in Solenopsis)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1957b. Die Solenopsidinen-Gattungen von Südamerika (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Zool. Anz. 158: 266-280 (page 274, pl, 3, figs. 1-6 queen described)