Solenopsis orientalis

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Solenopsis orientalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. orientalis
Binomial name
Solenopsis orientalis
Ruzsky, 1905

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Armenia, Georgia (type locality), Kazakhstan, Ukraine (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.

  • orientalis. Solenopsis fugax subsp. orientalis Ruzsky, 1905b: 509, figs. 111, 112 (w.q.m.) UKRAINE, GEORGIA, ARMENIA, KHAZAKHSTAN.
    • Junior synonym of fugax: Karavaiev, 1910b: 49; Karavaiev, 1934: 122; Dlussky & Zabelin, 1985: 221; Bolton, 1995b: 389.
    • Subspecies of fugax: Pisarski, 1967: 400; Tarbinsky, 1976: 80 (redescription);.
    • Status as species: Collingwood & Heatwole, 2000: 8.

Description

References

  • Dlussky, G. M.; Zabelin, S. I. 1985. Ant fauna (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the River Sumbar Basin (south-west Kopetdag). Pp. 208-246 in: Nechaevaya, N. T. (ed.) The vegetation and animal world of western Kopetdag. Ashkhabad: Ylym, 278 pp. (page 221, Junior synonym of fugax)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1911a [1910]. Ameisen aus Transkaspien und Turkestan. Tr. Rus. Entomol. Obshch. 39: 1-72 (page 49, Junior synonym of fugax)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1934. The fauna of the family Formicidae (ants) of the Ukraine. Tr. Inst. Zool. Biol. Vseukr. Akad. Nauk Ser. 1 Pr. Syst. Faun. 1934: 1-164 (page 122, Junior synonym of fugax)
  • Ruzsky, M. 1905b. The ants of Russia. (Formicariae Imperii Rossici). Systematics, geography and data on the biology of Russian ants. Part I. Tr. Obshch. Estestvoispyt. Imp. Kazan. Univ. 38(4-6 6: 1-800 (page 509, figs. 111, 112 worker, queen, male described)
  • Tarbinsky, Y. S. 1976. The ants of Kirghizia. Frunze: Ilim, 217 pp. (page 80, Revived from synonymy)