Solenopsis punctaticeps indocilis

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Solenopsis punctaticeps indocilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. punctaticeps
Subspecies: S. punctaticeps indocilis
Trinomial name
Solenopsis punctaticeps indocilis
Santschi, 1914

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea (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.

  • indocilis. Solenopsis punctaticeps var. indocilis Santschi, 1914d: 355 (w.q.) GUINEA. Currently subspecies of punctaticeps: Emery, 1915c: 65.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1915j. Le formiche del genere Solenopsis abitanti l'Africa. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna Cl. Sci. Fis. (n.s.) 19: 57-66 (page 65, Subspecies of punctaticeps)
  • Santschi, F. 1914d. Formicides de l'Afrique occidentale et australe du voyage de Mr. le Professeur F. Silvestri. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 8: 309-385 (page 355, worker, queen described)