Solenopsis puncticeps

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Solenopsis puncticeps
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Solenopsis pergandei)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: Solenopsis puncticeps
Mackay, W.P. & Vinson, 1989

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Solenopsis pergandei.

Nomenclature

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

  • puncticeps. Solenopsis (Diplorhoptrum) puncticeps Mackay, W.P. & Vinson, 1989a: 177, figs. 5-8 (w.) U.S.A. Junior synonym of pergandei: Pacheco & Mackay, 2013: 258.

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