Solenopsis punctaticeps erythraea

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Solenopsis punctaticeps erythraea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. punctaticeps
Subspecies: S. punctaticeps erythraea
Trinomial name
Solenopsis punctaticeps erythraea
Emery, 1915



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Eritrea, Ethiopia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • erythraea. Solenopsis punctaticeps subsp. erythraea Emery, 1915c: 64, fig. 5 (w.) ETHIOPIA. [Also described as new by Emery, 1915g: 12.]



  • Emery, C. 1915e. Formiche raccolte nell'Eritrea dal Prof. F. Silvestri. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 10: 3-26 (page 12, also described as new)
  • Emery, C. 1915j. Le formiche del genere Solenopsis abitanti l'Africa. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna Cl. Sci. Fis. (n.s.) 19: 57-66 (page 64, fig. 5 worker described)