Solenopsis sea

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Solenopsis sea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. sea
Binomial name
Solenopsis sea
(Kusnezov, 1953)

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -31.632389° to -31.632389°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • sea. Bisolenopsis sea Kusnezov, 1953d: 9, pl. 1, figs. 1-3; pl. 2, fig. 8, pl. 3, fig. 13 (q.m.) ARGENTINA (Santa Fe).
    • Type-material: 6 syntype queens, 50 syntype males.
    • Type-locality: Argentina: Santa Fé, Villa Ana, xi.1946, no. 752 (K.J. Hayward & A. Willink).
    • Type-depository: IMLT.
    • Combination in Solenopsis: Ettershank, 1966: 143.
    • Status as species: Ettershank, 1966: 143; Kusnezov, 1969: 37 (in key); Kempf, 1972a: 240; Bolton, 1995b: 391.
    • Distribution: Argentina.

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 143, Combination in Solenopsis)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1953g. Bisolenopsis sea. Un nuevo género y especie de hormigas y sus relaciones con los géneros vecinos (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Mem. Mus. Entre Ríos 31: 7-44 (page 9, pl. 1, figs. 1-3; pl. 2, fig. 8, pl. 3, fig. 13 queen, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Cuezzo, F. 1998. Formicidae. Chapter 42 in Morrone J.J., and S. Coscaron (dirs) Biodiversidad de artropodos argentinos: una perspectiva biotaxonomica Ediciones Sur, La Plata. Pages 452-462.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Kusnezov N. 1953. Bisolenopsis sea. Un nuevo género y especie de hormigas y sus relaciones con los géneros vecinos (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Memorias del Museo de Entre Ríos 31: 7-44.
  • Kusnezov N. 1956. Claves para la identificación de las hormigas de la fauna argentina. Idia 104-105: 1-56.
  • Kusnezov N. 1978. Hormigas argentinas: clave para su identificación. Miscelánea. Instituto Miguel Lillo 61:1-147 + 28 pl.
  • Vittar, F. 2008. Hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de la Mesopotamia Argentina. INSUGEO Miscelania 17(2):447-466
  • Vittar, F., and F. Cuezzo. "Hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de la provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina." Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina (versión On-line ISSN 1851-7471) 67, no. 1-2 (2008).