Solenopsis saevissima wagneri
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|Solenopsis saevissima wagneri|
|Species:||Solenopsis saevissima wagneri|
This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Solenopsis invicta.
The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.
- wagneri. Solenopsis saevissima var. wagneri Santschi, 1916e: 380 (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of saevissima: Wilson, 1952b: 55. Revived from synonymy, raised to species and senior synonym of invicta: Bolton, 1995b: 391. [Trager, 1991: 173 wrongly gave wagneri as an unavailable name, incorrectly citing its original notation as S. saevissima subsp. electra var. wagneri, and referring its material to invicta. But wagneri is available, with the original notation cited above, and has priority over invicta.] S. invicta conserved over wagneri because of usage, in accord with ICZN (1999): Shattuck, Porter & Wojcik, 1999: 27.