Solenopsis fairchildi

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Solenopsis fairchildi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. fairchildi
Binomial name
Solenopsis fairchildi
Wheeler, W.M., 1926

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Balearic Islands, Iberian Peninsula, Malta, Spain (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • fairchildi. Solenopsis latro subsp. fairchildi Wheeler, W.M. 1926: 3 (w.q.m.) SPAIN. Raised to species: Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969: 67.



  • Collingwood, C. A.; Yarrow, I. H. H. 1969. A survey of Iberian Formicidae (Hymenoptera). EOS. Rev. Esp. Entomol. 44: 53-101 (page 67, Raised to species)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1926a. Ants of the Balearic Islands. Folia Myrmecol. Termit. 1: 1-6 (page 3, worker, queen, male described)