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[[Solenopsis abdita|''abdita'']] Thompson, 1989 ([[United States]])<br />
[[Solenopsis abdita|''abdita'']] Thompson, 1989 ([[Saudi Arabia]], [[United States]])<br />
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;•&nbsp;''[[Solenopsis saudiensis]]'' Sharaf & Aldawood, 2011<br />
[[Solenopsis abjectior|''abjectior'']] Pacheco & Mackay, 2013 ([[Argentina]])<br />
[[Solenopsis abjectior|''abjectior'']] Pacheco & Mackay, 2013 ([[Argentina]])<br />
[[Solenopsis africana|''africana'']] Santschi, 1914 ([[Kenya]])<br />
[[Solenopsis africana|''africana'']] Santschi, 1914 ([[Kenya]])<br />
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;•&nbsp;''[[Solenopsis gayi fazi]]'' Santschi, 1923<br />
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;•&nbsp;''[[Solenopsis gayi fazi]]'' Santschi, 1923<br />
[[Solenopsis geminata|''geminata'']] (Fabricius, 1804) ([[American Samoa]], [[Australia]], [[Bangladesh]], [[Barbados]], [[Belize]], [[Bolivia]], [[Borneo]], [[Brazil]], [[Cambodia]], [[Cameroun]], [[Canada]], [[Canary Islands]], [[China]], [[Colombia]], [[Cook Islands]], [[Costa Rica]], [[Cuba]], [[Dominican Republic]], [[Ecuador]], [[Fiji]], [[French Guiana]], [[Gabon]], [[Galapagos Islands]], [[Greater Antilles]], [[Greece]], [[Grenada]], [[Guadeloupe]], [[Guam]], [[Guatemala]], [[Guinea]], [[Guyana]], [[Haiti]], [[Hawaii]], [[Honduras]], [[India]], [[Indonesia]], [[Italy]], [[Japan]], [[Kiribati]], [[Laos]], [[Lesser Antilles]], [[Liberia]], [[Madagascar]], [[Malaysia]], [[Marshall Islands]], [[Mauritius]], [[Mexico]], [[Micronesia (Federated States of)]], [[Netherlands Antilles]], [[New Caledonia]], [[New Guinea]], [[Nicaragua]], [[Nicobar Island]], [[Northern Mariana Islands]], [[Panama]], [[Philippines]], [[Puerto Rico]], [[Republic of Korea]], [[Réunion]], [[Saint Lucia]], [[Samoa]], [[Solomon Islands]], [[South Africa]], [[Sri Lanka]], [[Suriname]], [[Thailand]], [[Tonga]], [[Trinidad and Tobago]], [[United Arab Emirates]], [[United States]], [[Vanuatu]], [[Venezuela]], [[Vietnam]])<br />
[[Solenopsis geminata|''geminata'']] (Fabricius, 1804) ([[American Samoa]], [[Australia]], [[Bangladesh]], [[Barbados]], [[Belize]], [[Bolivia]], [[Borneo]], [[Brazil]], [[Cambodia]], [[Cameroun]], [[Canada]], [[Canary Islands]], [[China]], [[Colombia]], [[Cook Islands]], [[Costa Rica]], [[Cuba]], [[Dominican Republic]], [[Ecuador]], [[Fiji]], [[French Guiana]], [[Gabon]], [[Galapagos Islands]], [[Greater Antilles]], [[Greece]], [[Grenada]], [[Guadeloupe]], [[Guam]], [[Guatemala]], [[Guinea]], [[Guyana]], [[Haiti]], [[Hawaii]], [[Honduras]], [[India]], [[Indonesia]], [[Italy]], [[Japan]], [[Kiribati]], [[Laos]], [[Lesser Antilles]], [[Liberia]], [[Madagascar]], [[Malaysia]], [[Marshall Islands]], [[Mauritius]], [[Mexico]], [[Micronesia (Federated States of)]], [[Netherlands Antilles]], [[New Caledonia]], [[New Guinea]], [[Nicaragua]], [[Nicobar Island]], [[Northern Mariana Islands]], [[Pakistan]], [[Panama]], [[Philippines]], [[Puerto Rico]], [[Republic of Korea]], [[Réunion]], [[Saint Lucia]], [[Samoa]], [[Solomon Islands]], [[South Africa]], [[Sri Lanka]], [[Suriname]], [[Thailand]], [[Tonga]], [[Trinidad and Tobago]], [[United Arab Emirates]], [[United States]], [[Vanuatu]], [[Venezuela]], [[Vietnam]])<br />
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;•&nbsp;''[[Atta clypeata]]'' Smith, F., 1858<br />
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;•&nbsp;''[[Atta clypeata]]'' Smith, F., 1858<br />
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;•&nbsp;''[[Atta coloradensis]]'' Buckley, 1867<br />
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;•&nbsp;''[[Atta coloradensis]]'' Buckley, 1867<br />
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[[Solenopsis salina|''salina'']] Wheeler, W.M., 1908 ([[Mexico]], [[United States]])<br />
[[Solenopsis salina|''salina'']] Wheeler, W.M., 1908 ([[Mexico]], [[United States]])<br />
[[Solenopsis santschii|''santschii'']] Forel, 1905 ([[Israel]], [[Malta]], [[Tunisia]])<br />
[[Solenopsis santschii|''santschii'']] Forel, 1905 ([[Israel]], [[Malta]], [[Tunisia]])<br />
[[Solenopsis saudiensis|''saudiensis'']] Sharaf & Aldawood, 2011 ([[Saudi Arabia]])<br />
[[Solenopsis schilleri|''schilleri'']] Santschi, 1923 ([[Argentina]])<br />
[[Solenopsis schilleri|''schilleri'']] Santschi, 1923 ([[Argentina]])<br />
[[Solenopsis scipio|''scipio'']] Santschi, 1911 ([[Tunisia]])<br />
[[Solenopsis scipio|''scipio'']] Santschi, 1911 ([[Tunisia]])<br />
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=Fossil Species=
=Fossil Species=
[[Solenopsis alena|''alena'']] Özdikmen, 2010<br />
[[Solenopsis alena|''alena'']] Özdikmen, 2010 ({{Kleinkems, Germany fossil}})<br />
[[Solenopsis atavina|''atavina'']] Perfilieva, Dubovikoff & Dlussky, 2017<br />
[[Solenopsis atavina|''atavina'']] Perfilieva, Dubovikoff & Dlussky, 2017 ({{Khronya Cape fossil}})<br />
[[Solenopsis blanda|''blanda'']] (Förster, 1891)<br />
[[Solenopsis blanda|''blanda'']] (Förster, 1891) ({{Brunstatt, France fossil}})<br />
[[Solenopsis foersteri|''foersteri'']] Théobald, 1937<br />
[[Solenopsis foersteri|''foersteri'']] Théobald, 1937 ({{Kleinkems, Germany fossil}})<br />
[[Solenopsis maxima|''maxima'']] (Förster, 1891)<br />
[[Solenopsis maxima|''maxima'']] (Förster, 1891) ({{Brunstatt, France fossil}})<br />
[[Solenopsis moesta|''moesta'']] (Förster, 1891)<br />
[[Solenopsis moesta|''moesta'']] (Förster, 1891) ({{Brunstatt, France fossil}})<br />
[[Solenopsis privata|''privata'']] (Förster, 1891)<br />
[[Solenopsis privata|''privata'']] (Förster, 1891) ({{Brunstatt, France fossil}})<br />
[[Solenopsis superba|''superba'']] (Förster, 1891)<br />
[[Solenopsis superba|''superba'']] (Förster, 1891) ({{Brunstatt, France fossil}})<br />
[[Solenopsis valida|''valida'']] (Förster, 1891)<br />
[[Solenopsis valida|''valida'']] (Förster, 1891) ({{Kleinkems, Germany fossil}})<br />
[[Category:Checklist of species|Solenopsis]]
[[Category:Checklist of species|Solenopsis]]

Latest revision as of 05:35, 11 August 2020

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Solenopsis geminata
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Species Richness
Valid Species 216
Invalid Species 155
Fossils 9
Countries Occupied 171
Year Described 1840
First Species Described 1798
Last Species Described 2018

The following species and subspecies belong to the genus Solenopsis. Synonyms are listed under their senior names. For valid names only see Solenopsis species and for distribution information see Solenopsis species by Country.


abdita Thompson, 1989 (Saudi Arabia, United States)
   • Solenopsis saudiensis Sharaf & Aldawood, 2011

abjectior Pacheco & Mackay, 2013 (Argentina)
africana Santschi, 1914 (Kenya)
alecto Santschi, 1934 (Tunisia)
altinodis Forel, 1912 (Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela)
alvarengai (Kempf, 1975) (Brazil)
amblychila Wheeler, W.M., 1915 (Mexico, United States)
andina Santschi, 1923 (Argentina)
atlantis Santschi, 1934 (Tunisia)
aurea Wheeler, W.M., 1906 (Mexico, United States)
   • Solenopsis huachucana Wheeler, W.M., 1915

azteca Forel, 1893 (Barbados, Colombia, Dominica, Greater Antilles, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Jamaica, Lesser Antilles, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin (French part), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela)
   • Solenopsis azteca pallida Wheeler, W.M., 1908


basalis Forel, 1895 (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Lesser Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago)
   • Solenopsis basalis oculatior Forel, 1913
   • Solenopsis basalis raptor Santschi, 1919
   • Solenopsis basalis urichi Forel, 1912
   • Solenopsis basalis vittata Forel, 1912
   • Solenopsis novemmaculata Wheeler, W.M., 1925

belisarius Forel, 1907 (Australia)
bicolor (Emery, 1906) (Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Venezuela)
   • Carebarella bicolor punctatorugosa Emery, 1906
   • Solenopsis spei Forel, 1912

brazoensis (Buckley, 1867)
brevicornis Emery, 1888 (Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Suriname)
   • Solenopsis brevicornis medioclara Santschi, 1923
   • Solenopsis brevicornis petropolitana Borgmeier, 1928

bruchiella Emery, 1922 (Argentina)
   • Solenopsis bruchi Forel, 1918

bruesi Creighton, 1930 (Peru)
bucki Kempf, 1973 (Brazil)


canariensis Forel, 1893 (Canary Islands)
capensis Mayr, 1866 (South Africa)
carolinensis Forel, 1901 (United States)
   • Solenopsis molesta castanea Wheeler, W.M., 1908
   • Solenopsis texana truncorum Forel, 1901

castor Forel, 1893 (Bolivia, Costa Rica, Grenada, Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines)
celata (Dlussky & Zabelin, 1985) (Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan)
clarki Crawley, 1922 (Australia)
clytemnestra Emery, 1896 (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay)
   • Solenopsis brasiliana Santschi, 1925
   • Solenopsis clytemnestra bruchi Forel, 1912
   • Solenopsis clytemnestra leda Forel, 1913
   • Solenopsis clytemnestra strangulata Forel, 1913
   • Solenopsis reichenspergeri Santschi, 1923

condei (Borgmeier, 1937) (Brazil)
conjurata Wheeler, W.M., 1925 (Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama)
cooperi Donisthorpe, 1947 (Egypt, Libya)
   • Solenopsis bakri Sharaf, 2007

corticalis Forel, 1881 (Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, French Guiana, Greater Antilles, Guatemala, Guyana, Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, United States, United States Virgin Islands)
   • Solenopsis corticalis amazonensis Forel, 1904
   • Solenopsis corticalis binotata Mann, 1920
   • Solenopsis corticalis margotae Forel, 1908
   • Solenopsis corticalis virgula Forel, 1904

crivellarii Menozzi, 1936 (Greece)


daguerrei (Santschi, 1930) (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay)
   • Labauchena acuminata Borgmeier, 1949

dalli (Kusnezov, 1969) (Argentina)
debilior Santschi, 1934 (France)
decipiens Emery, 1906 (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay)
   • Solenopsis decipiens abjecta Emery, 1906
   • Solenopsis decipiens scelesta Forel, 1908

dentata Collingwood & Kugler, J., 1994 (Israel)
desecheoensis Mann, 1920 (Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico)
deserticola Ruzsky, 1905 (Armenia, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan)
   • Solenopsis orbula oblongior Karavaiev, 1926

dysderces Snelling, R.R., 1975 (Chile)


egregia (Kusnezov, 1953) (Argentina)
electra Forel, 1914 (Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay)
elhawagryi Sharaf & Aldawood, 2012 (Saudi Arabia)
emeryi Santschi, 1934 (Tunisia)
emiliae Santschi, 1912 (Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay)
   • Solenopsis metanotalis pelotana Forel, 1912

enigmatica Deyrup & Prusak, 2008 (Dominica)
eximia (Kusnezov, 1953) (Argentina)


fairchildi Wheeler, W.M., 1926 (Balearic Islands, Iberian Peninsula, Malta, Spain)
franki Forel, 1908 (Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, Paraguay)
froggatti Forel, 1913 (Australia)
fugax (Latreille, 1798) (Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Austria, Balearic Islands, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iberian Peninsula, Iran, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Republic of Korea, Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
   • Diplorhoptrum avium Bernard, 1978
   • Diplorhoptrum delta Bernard, 1978
   • Diplorhoptrum insulare Bernard, 1978
   • Diplorhoptrum pilosum Bernard, 1978
   • Myrmica flavidula Nylander, 1849
   • Solenopsis balachowskyi Bernard, 1959
   • Solenopsis duboscqui Bernard, 1950
   • Solenopsis emeryi banyulensis Bernard, 1950
   • Solenopsis fugax furtiva Santschi, 1934
   • Solenopsis fugax kasalinensis Emery, 1909
   • Solenopsis fugax orientalis Ruzsky, 1905
   • Solenopsis fugax pontica Santschi, 1934
   • Solenopsis fugax scythica Santschi, 1934
   • Solenopsis laevithorax Bernard, 1950
   • Solenopsis monticola Bernard, 1950
   • Solenopsis nicaeensis Bernard, 1950
   • Solenopsis orbula latroides Ruzsky, 1905
   • Solenopsis provincialis Bernard, 1950
   • Solenopsis pygmaea Bernard Bernard, 1950
   • Solenopsis richardi Bernard, 1950
   • Solenopsis robusta Bernard, 1950
   • Solenopsis rugosa Bernard, 1950
   • Solenopsis tertialis Ettershank, 1966

fugax cypridis Santschi, 1934 (Cyprus)
fugax emesa Tohmé, H. & Tohmé, G., 1980 (Syrian Arab Republic)
fugax karaki Tohmé, H. & Tohmé, G., 1980 (Syrian Arab Republic)
fugax tisiphone Santschi, 1934 (Tunisia)
fusciventris Clark, 1934 (Australia)


gallica Santschi, 1934 (France)
gayi (Spinola, 1851) (Chile, Colombia, Peru)
   • Solenopsis gayi fazi Santschi, 1923

geminata (Fabricius, 1804) (American Samoa, Australia, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroun, Canada, Canary Islands, China, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, French Guiana, Gabon, Galapagos Islands, Greater Antilles, Greece, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kiribati, Laos, Lesser Antilles, Liberia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia (Federated States of), Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nicobar Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Republic of Korea, Réunion, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam)
   • Atta clypeata Smith, F., 1858
   • Atta coloradensis Buckley, 1867
   • Atta lincecumii Buckley, 1867
   • Atta rufa Jerdon, 1851
   • Crematogaster laboriosus Smith, F., 1860
   • Diplorhoptrum drewseni Mayr, 1861
   • Myrmica glaber Smith, F., 1862
   • Myrmica laevissima Smith, F., 1860
   • Myrmica mellea Smith, F., 1859
   • Myrmica paleata Lund, 1831
   • Myrmica polita Smith, F. 1862 Smith, F., 1862
   • Myrmica saxicola Buckley, 1867
   • Solenopsis cephalotes Smith, F., 1859
   • Solenopsis edouardi bahiaensis Santschi, 1925
   • Solenopsis edouardi perversa Santschi, 1925
   • Solenopsis eduardi Forel, 1912
   • Solenopsis geminata diabola Wheeler, W.M., 1908
   • Solenopsis geminata galapageia Wheeler, W.M., 1919
   • Solenopsis geminata innota Santschi, 1915
   • Solenopsis geminata medusa Mann, 1916
   • Solenopsis geminata nigra Forel, 1908
   • Solenopsis mandibularis Westwood, 1840

geminata micans Stitz, 1912 (Indonesia)
gensterblumi Forel, 1901 (Argentina, Brazil)
   • Solenopsis angulata carettei Forel, 1913
   • Solenopsis nigella prevalens Santschi, 1923

georgica Menozzi, 1942 (Equatorial Guinea)
germaini Emery, 1895 (Argentina, Chile)
   • Solenopsis germaini schedingi Forel, 1907

globularia (Smith, F., 1858) (Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Greater Antilles, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Saint Helena, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, United States, United States Virgin Islands, Venezuela)
   • Solenopsis globularia borinquenensis Wheeler, W.M., 1908
   • Solenopsis globularia cubaensis Wheeler, W.M., 1913
   • Solenopsis globularia littoralis Creighton, 1930
   • Solenopsis globularia mobilensis Smith, M.R., 1931
   • Solenopsis globularia pacifica Wheeler, W.M., 1919
   • Solenopsis steinheili Forel, 1881

gnoma Pacheco, Herrera & Mackay, 2007 (Ecuador, Galapagos Islands)
gnomula Emery, 1915 (Eritrea, Ethiopia)
goeldii Forel, 1912 (Brazil)
granivora Kusnezov, 1957 (Argentina)


hayemi Forel, 1908 (Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay)
   • Solenopsis franki idae Forel, 1908

helena Emery, 1895 (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay)
   • Solenopsis hammari Mayr, 1903
   • Solenopsis hammari carhuensis Forel, 1912
   • Solenopsis helena hermione Wheeler, W.M., 1921
   • Solenopsis helena ultrix Wheeler, W.M., 1921
   • Solenopsis schmalzi Forel, 1901
   • Solenopsis schmalzi flaveolens Forel, 1901

hostilis (Borgmeier, 1959) (Brazil)


iheringi Forel, 1908 (Brazil, Paraguay)
ilinei Santschi, 1936 (Brazil, Georgia, Russian Federation)
   • Solenopsis orbula oculata Karavaiev, 1926

impolita Moreno, Mackay & Pacheco, 2013 (United States)
indagatrix Wheeler, W.M., 1928 (China)
insculpta Clark, 1938 (Australia)
insinuans Santschi, 1933 (Uganda)
interrupta Santschi, 1916 (Argentina, Bolivia)
invicta Buren, 1972 (Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, China, Greater Antilles, Hawaii, Mexico, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Saint Martin (French part), Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States, United States Virgin Islands)
   • Solenopsis saevissima wagneri Santschi, 1916

isopilis Pacheco & Mackay, 2013 (Mexico)


jacoti Wheeler, W.M., 1923 (China)
jacoti pekingensis Wheeler, W.M., 1923 (China)
jalalabadica Pisarski, 1970 (Afghanistan)
japonica Wheeler, W.M., 1928 (Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Japan, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation)
joergenseni Santschi, 1919 (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay)
   • Solenopsis joergenseni cuspisior Santschi, 1923
   • Solenopsis joergenseni edentula Santschi, 1933
   • Solenopsis trihasta Santschi, 1923

johnsoni Pacheco, Mackay & Moreno, 2013 (Mexico)
juliae (Arakelian, 1991) (Armenia, Russian Federation)


kabylica Santschi, 1934 (Algeria)
knuti Pisarski, 1967 (Afghanistan)
kochi Finzi, 1936 (Egypt)
krockowi Wheeler, W.M., 1908 (Mexico, United States)


laeviceps Mayr, 1870 (Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama)
latastei Emery, 1895 (Argentina, Chile)
   • Solenopsis latastei hoffmanni Forel, 1912
   • Solenopsis latastei masora Forel, 1912
   • Solenopsis tenuis weiseri Forel, 1914

latro Forel, 1894 (Algeria, Balearic Islands, Greece, Iberian Peninsula, Israel, Spain)
latro msilana Forel, 1894 (Algeria)
latro sicula Emery, 1915 (Italy)
leptanilloides Santschi, 1925 (Argentina)
longicephala Cuezzo & Fernandez, 2015 (Argentina)
longiceps Forel, 1907 (Tunisia)
longiceps barbara Santschi, 1934 (Tunisia)
longinoi Pacheco & Mackay, 2013 (Costa Rica)
loretana Santschi, 1936 (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay)
lotophaga Santschi, 1911 (Tunisia)
lou Forel, 1902 (Algeria)
   • Solenopsis latro aurata Karavaiev, 1912

lucayensis Wheeler, W.M., 1908 (Bahamas)
lusitanica Emery, 1915 (Iberian Peninsula, Portugal, Spain)
lusitanica gaetula Santschi, 1936 (Morocco)


maboya Snelling, R.R., 2001 (Grenada, Puerto Rico)
macdonaghi Santschi, 1916 (Argentina, Paraguay)
macrops Santschi, 1917 (Argentina)
madara Roger, 1863
major Forel, 1913 (Argentina, Costa Rica)
   • Solenopsis tenuis delfinoi Forel, 1913

maligna Santschi, 1910 (Congo)
mameti Donisthorpe, 1946 (Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion)
marxi Forel, 1915 (Indonesia, Mexico)
   • Solenopsis pygmaea Forel Forel, 1905

maxillosa Emery, 1900 (New Guinea)
megera Santschi, 1934 (Tunisia)
megergates Trager, 1991 (Brazil, Paraguay)
melina Pacheco & Mackay, 2013 (United States)
metallica Pitts, Camacho, Gotzek, McHugh & Ross, 2018 (Brazil)
metanotalis Emery, 1896 (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Uruguay)
   • Solenopsis metanotalis argus Santschi, 1923
   • Solenopsis metanotalis picturata Santschi, 1931
   • Solenopsis silvestrii Emery, 1906

metatarsalis (Kusnezov, 1957) (Argentina)
minutissima Emery, 1906 (Argentina, Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Mexico, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago)
   • Solenopsis brevipes Emery, 1906

molesta (Say, 1836) (Canada, Mexico, United States)
   • Myrmica exigua Buckley, 1867
   • Myrmica minuta Say, 1836
   • Solenopsis debilis Mayr, 1886

mozabensis (Bernard, 1977) (Algeria)


nickersoni Thompson, 1982 (United States)
nigella Emery, 1888 (Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay)
nitens Bingham, 1903 (India, Sri Lanka)
nitida (Dlussky & Radchenko, 1994) (Armenia)
normandi Santschi, 1934 (Tunisia)


occipitalis Santschi, 1911 (Egypt, Tunisia)
ocellata Moreno, Mackay & Pacheco, 2013 (United States)
oculata Santschi, 1925 (Argentina)
omana Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 (Oman, United Arab Emirates)
oraniensis Forel, 1894 (Algeria, Iberian Peninsula, Portugal, Spain)
orbula Emery, 1875 (France, Iberian Peninsula, Israel, Malta, Spain)
orbula terniensis Forel, 1905 (Algeria, Israel)
orbuloides André, 1890 (Senegal, Sierra Leone)
orestes Forel, 1903 (Argentina, Brazil)
overbecki Viehmeyer, 1916 (Singapore)


pachycera (Forel, 1915) (Australia)
papuana Emery, 1900 (Australia, Fiji, Hawaii, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), New Caledonia, New Guinea, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Wallis and Futuna Islands)
   • Solenopsis cleptis Mann, 1919
   • Solenopsis cleptis vitiensis Mann, 1921
   • Solenopsis dahlii Forel, 1901

parva Mayr, 1868 (Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay)
   • Solenopsis angulata Emery, 1894
   • Solenopsis angulata dolichops Emery, 1906
   • Solenopsis angulata huasanensis Forel, 1912
   • Solenopsis angulata mendozensis Forel, 1914
   • Solenopsis gallardoi Santschi, 1925

patagonica Emery, 1906 (Argentina, Brazil, Chile)
   • Solenopsis patagonica medeis Forel, 1912

patriciae Pacheco & Mackay, 2013 (Mexico)
pawaensis Mann, 1919 (Solomon Islands)
pergandei Forel, 1901 (United States)
   • Solenopsis puncticeps Mackay, W.P. & Vinson, 1989

phoretica Davis & Deyrup, 2006 (United States)
photophila Santschi, 1923 (Argentina)
picea Emery, 1896 (Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Greater Antilles, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico)
   • Solenopsis angulata nigelloides Forel, 1913
   • Solenopsis parabiotica Weber, 1943
   • Solenopsis picea reducta Menozzi, 1927
   • Solenopsis picea subadpressa Forel, 1903

picta Emery, 1895 (United States)
   • Solenopsis picta moerens Wheeler, W.M., 1915

pilosula Wheeler, W.M., 1908 (Mexico, United States)
pollux Forel, 1893 (Anguilla, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Greater Antilles, Grenada, Haiti, Lesser Antilles, Martinique, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin (French part), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines)
pulleni Pacheco, Mackay & Moreno, 2013 (United States)
punctaticeps Mayr, 1865 (Guinea, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, United Republic of Tanzania)
punctaticeps caffra Forel, 1894 (South Africa)
   • Solenopsis punctaticeps cyclops Santschi, 1914
   • Solenopsis punctaticeps diversipilosa Mayr, 1901

punctaticeps cleptomana Santschi, 1914 (Kenya)
punctaticeps erythraea Emery, 1915 (Eritrea, Ethiopia)
punctaticeps fur Santschi, 1926 (Zimbabwe)
punctaticeps indocilis Santschi, 1914 (Guinea)
punctaticeps juba Weber, 1943 (Sudan)
punctaticeps kibaliensis Wheeler, W.M., 1922 (Democratic Republic of Congo)
pusillignis Trager, 1991 (Brazil)
pygmaea Forel, 1901 (Barbados, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines)
   • Solenopsis exigua Forel, 1893

pythia Santschi, 1934 (Argentina)


quadridentata Pacheco, Mackay & Moreno, 2013 (United States)
quinquecuspis Forel, 1913 (Argentina, Uruguay)
   • Solenopsis blumi Buren, 1972


richteri Forel, 1909 (Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, United States, Uruguay)
   • Solenopsis pylades tricuspis Forel, 1912
   • Solenopsis saevissima oblongiceps Santschi, 1936

rosella Kennedy, 1938 (Canada)
rugiceps Mayr, 1870 (Colombia)


sabeana (Buckley, 1867)
saevissima (Smith, F., 1855) (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guinea, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname, Uruguay)
   • Solenopsis geminata incrassata Forel, 1908
   • Solenopsis moelleri Forel, 1904
   • Solenopsis moelleri gracilior Forel, 1904
   • Solenopsis saevissima morosa Santschi, 1916
   • Solenopsis saevissima perfida Santschi, 1923

saevissima itinerans Forel, 1911 (Kenya)
salina Wheeler, W.M., 1908 (Mexico, United States)
santschii Forel, 1905 (Israel, Malta, Tunisia)
schilleri Santschi, 1923 (Argentina)
scipio Santschi, 1911 (Tunisia)
sea (Kusnezov, 1953) (Argentina)
seychellensis Forel, 1909 (Seychelles)
shiptoni Forel, 1914 (Argentina, Bolivia)
   • Solenopsis shiptoni steigeri Santschi, 1916

solenopsidis (Kusnezov, 1953) (Argentina)
soochowensis Wheeler, W.M., 1921 (China)
soochowensis pieli Santschi, 1925 (China)
striata Pacheco & Mackay, 2013 (Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama)
stricta Emery, 1896 (Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Peru)
   • Solenopsis laeviceps antoniensis Forel, 1912
   • Solenopsis stricta foederata Santschi, 1923

substituta Santschi, 1925 (Brazil, Paraguay)
subterranea Mackay, W.P. & Vinson, 1989 (Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, United States, Venezuela)
subtilis Emery, 1896 (Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Venezuela)
succinea Emery, 1890 (Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Greater Antilles, Guatemala, Haiti, Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines)
   • Solenopsis inermiceps Wheeler, W.M. & Mann, 1914
   • Solenopsis succinea nicai Forel, 1913

sulfurea (Roger, 1862) (Argentina, Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela)
   • Solenopsis albidula Emery, 1906
   • Solenopsis albidula flava Santschi, 1929
   • Solenopsis albidula postbrunnea Forel, 1913

sumara Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 (Yemen)


targuia Bernard, 1953 (Algeria)
tennesseensis Smith, M.R., 1951 (Mexico, United States)
   • Solenopsis longiceps Smith, M.R. Smith, M.R., 1943

tenuis Mayr, 1878 (Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela)
   • Solenopsis tenuis minuiscens Forel, 1912

terricola Menozzi, 1931 (Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Saint Lucia)
tetracantha Emery, 1906 (Argentina, Paraguay)
   • Solenopsis tetracantha videns Forel, 1912

texana Emery, 1895 (Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama, United States)
   • Solenopsis texana catalinae Wheeler, W.M., 1904

thoracica Santschi, 1923 (Chile)
tipuna Forel, 1912 (China, Japan, Taiwan)
tonsa Thompson, 1989 (United States)
tridens Forel, 1911 (Brazil)
tridens lehmannnitschei Santschi, 1916 (Argentina)


ugandensis Santschi, 1933 (South Africa, Uganda)
ugandensis congolensis Santschi, 1935 (Democratic Republic of Congo)


validiuscula Emery, 1895 (Mexico, United States)
vinsoni Pacheco & Mackay, 2013 (Colombia, Costa Rica, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama)
virulens (Smith, F., 1858) (Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador)
   • Solenopsis bondari Santschi, 1925

vorax Santschi, 1934 (Russian Federation)


wasmannii Emery, 1894 (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay)
   • Solenopsis wasmanni transformis Forel, 1911

westwoodi Forel, 1894 (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay)
   • Solenopsis westwoodi atticola Forel, 1912
   • Solenopsis westwoodi platensis Emery, 1906

weyrauchi Trager, 1991 (Colombia, Peru)
whitfordi Mackay, Moreno & Pacheco, 2013 (United States)
wolfi Emery, 1915 (Croatia, Greece, Iran, Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia)


xyloni McCook, 1879 (Mexico, United States)
   • Solenopsis geminata maniosa Wheeler, W.M., 1915
   • Solenopsis geminata pylades Forel, 1904


zambesiae Arnold, 1926 (Zimbabwe)
zeteki Wheeler, W.M., 1942 (Anguilla, Barbados, Colombia, Costa Rica, Grenada, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Martin (French part), United States Virgin Islands)
   • Solenopsis torresi Snelling, R.R., 2001

zingibara Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 (Yemen)

Fossil Species


alena Özdikmen, 2010 (Early Oligocene

Kleinkems, Germany)
atavina Perfilieva, Dubovikoff & Dlussky, 2017 (Sarmatian, Upper Miocene

Khronya Cape, Kerch, Crimea, Russian Federation)


blanda (Förster, 1891) (Early Oligocene

Brunstatt, Haut-Rhin, France)


foersteri Théobald, 1937 (Early Oligocene

Kleinkems, Germany)


maxima (Förster, 1891) (Early Oligocene

Brunstatt, Haut-Rhin, France)
moesta (Förster, 1891) (Early Oligocene

Brunstatt, Haut-Rhin, France)


privata (Förster, 1891) (Early Oligocene

Brunstatt, Haut-Rhin, France)


superba (Förster, 1891) (Early Oligocene

Brunstatt, Haut-Rhin, France)


valida (Förster, 1891) (Early Oligocene

Kleinkems, Germany)