Solenopsis punctaticeps

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Solenopsis punctaticeps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. punctaticeps
Binomial name
Solenopsis punctaticeps
Mayr, 1865

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Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa (type locality), United Republic of Tanzania.


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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.

  • punctaticeps. Solenopsis punctaticeps Mayr, 1865: 109 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Forel, 1910e: 431 (q.m.). Current subspecies: nominal plus caffra, cleptomana, erythraea, fur, indocilis, juba, kibaliensis. See also: Arnold, 1916: 243.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1916. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part II. Ponerinae, Dorylinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 159-270 (page 243, see also)
  • Forel, A. 1910f. Note sur quelques fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 54: 421-458 (page 431, queen, male described)
  • Mayr, G. 1865. Formicidae. In: Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte "Novara" um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859. Zoologischer Theil. Bd. II. Abt. 1. Wien: K. Gerold's Sohn, 119 pp. (page 109, worker described)