Solenopsis longiceps

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Solenopsis longiceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. longiceps
Binomial name
Solenopsis longiceps
Forel, 1907

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Tunisia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • longiceps. Solenopsis longiceps Forel, 1907b: 202 (q.) TUNISIA. Emery, 1909a: 36 (w.). Current subspecies: nominal plus barbara.



  • Emery, C. 1909a. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) Teil VI. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1909: 19-37 (page 36, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1907e. Fourmis nouvelles de Kairouan et d'Orient. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 51: 201-208 (page 202, queen described)
  • Smith, M. R. 1943a [1942]. A new North American Solenopsis (Diplorhoptrum) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 45: 209-211 (page 210, worker described)
  • Smith, M. R. 1951c. Family Formicidae. Pp. 778-875 in: Muesebeck, C. F., Krombein, K. V., Townes, H. K. (eds.) Hymenoptera of America north of Mexico. Synoptic catalogue. U. S. Dep. Agric. Agric. Monogr. 2:1-1420. (page 814, Replacement name: tennesseensis)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Ettershank G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171.
  • Forel A. 1907. Fourmis nouvelles de Kairouan et d'Orient. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 51: 201-208.
  • Santschi F. 1934. Contribution aux Solenopsis paléarctiques. Revue Suisse de Zoologie. 41: 565-592.