Solenopsis punctaticeps caffra

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Solenopsis punctaticeps caffra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. punctaticeps
Subspecies: S. punctaticeps caffra
Trinomial name
Solenopsis punctaticeps caffra
Forel, 1894
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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • caffra. Solenopsis punctaticeps var. caffra Forel, 1894b: 99 (w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA. Senior synonym of cyclops, diversipilosa: Emery, 1915c: 65.
  • cyclops. Solenopsis punctaticeps st. cyclops Santschi, 1914e: 19, fig. 1 (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of caffra: Emery, 1915c: 65.
  • diversipilosa. Solenopsis punctaticeps var. diversipilosa Mayr, 1901b: 15 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of caffra: Emery, 1915c: 65.

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