Solenopsis deserticola

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Solenopsis deserticola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. deserticola
Binomial name
Solenopsis deserticola
Ruzsky, 1905



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Armenia, Kazakhstan (type locality), Russian Federation, Turkmenistan.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • deserticola. Solenopsis deserticola Ruzsky, 1905b: 515 (q.m.) KAZAKHSTAN. Senior synonym of oblongior: Dlussky & Zabelin, 1985: 222.
  • oblongior. Solenopsis orbula subsp. oblongior Karavaiev, 1926c: 161, fig. 1 (w.) CAUCASUS. Junior synonym of deserticola: Dlussky & Zabelin, 1985: 222.



  • Dlussky, G. M.; Zabelin, S. I. 1985. Ant fauna (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the River Sumbar Basin (south-west Kopetdag). Pp. 208-246 in: Nechaevaya, N. T. (ed.) The vegetation and animal world of western Kopetdag. Ashkhabad: Ylym, 278 pp. (page 222, Senior synonym of oblongior)
  • Ruzsky, M. 1905b. The ants of Russia. (Formicariae Imperii Rossici). Systematics, geography and data on the biology of Russian ants. Part I. Tr. Obshch. Estestvoispyt. Imp. Kazan. Univ. 38(4-6 6: 1-800 (page 515, queen, male described)