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Species: Solenopsis picta   Emery, 1895 

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See Also:

Solenopsis picta gensterblumi, Solenopsis picta gerstenblumi, Solenopsis picta moerens

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Solenopsis picta Emery, 1895d PDF: 278 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history


Nearctic Region: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, 1 times found in pine/oak managed forest, 1 times found in wetland, 1 times found in Disturbed Pine Flatwoods, 1 times found in oak woodland, 1 times found in pine-oak forest, transitional to hardwood swamp forest, 0 times found in Tropical woodland, 0 times found in Bottomland Forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted leaf litter, 1 times On blown down Longleaf pine, in hollow twigs, 1 times nest in dead stem, 1 times Overgrown goat pasture with scattered large live oak, elms, hackberry, mesquite., 1 times nest in dead oak branch, 1 times in Cynipid gall on Q. phellus, 1 times ex dead twig, hanging in canopy.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times search, 0 times Dead branch, 0 times Dead pecan twig, 0 times Hollow twig, 0 times In dead bamboo stalk, 0 times In dead twig, 0 times On cottonwood foliage, 0 times On foliage of ash, 0 times Under bark, pine log, 0 times Dead bamboo stalk.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 40 meters, 13 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Solenopsis picta: casent0904629

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