Solenopsis valida

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Solenopsis valida
Temporal range: Early Oligocene Kleinkems, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. valida
Binomial name
Solenopsis valida
(Förster, 1891)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Kleinkems, Germany (Early Oligocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • valida. †Attopsis valida Förster, 1891: 447, pl. 13, fig. 18 (w.) GERMANY (Oligocene). Théobald, 1937b: 201 (m.). Combination in Solenopsis: Théobald, 1937b: 201.

Description

References

  • Förster, B. 1891. Die Insekten des "Plattigen Steinmergels" von Brunstatt. Abh. Geol. Spezialkt. Elsass-Lothringen 3: 333-594 (page 447, pl. 13, fig. 18 worker described)
  • Theobald, N. 1937a. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Nancy: G. Thomas, 473 pp. (page 201, male described)
  • Theobald, N. 1937a. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Nancy: G. Thomas, 473 pp. (page 201, Combination in Solenopsis)