Solenopsis corticalis

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Solenopsis corticalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species complex: molesta
Species: S. corticalis
Binomial name
Solenopsis corticalis
Forel, 1881

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States.
Neotropical Region: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Greater Antilles, Lesser Antilles, Panama, Puerto Rico.

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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.

  • corticalis. Solenopsis corticalis Forel, 1881: 13 (w.q.) ANTILLES. Current subspecies: nominal plus amazonensis, binotata, margotae, virgula. See also: Thompson, 1989: 281.

Description

References

The following references are based on the 2007 CD version of the New General Catalogue.

  • Forel, A. 1881. Die Ameisen der Antille St. Thomas. Mitt. Münch. Entomol. Ver. 5: 1-16 (page 13, worker, queen described)
  • Thompson, C. R. 1989. The thief ants, Solenopsis molesta group, of Florida (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Fla. Entomol. 72: 268-283 (page 281, see also)

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