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Species: Solenopsis subterranea   MacKay & Vinson, 1989 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Solenopsis (Diplorhoptrum) subterranea MacKay & Vinson, 1989a PDF: 175, figs. 1-4 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

See also: Pacheco & Mackay, 2013 PDF: 307.


Nearctic Region: Louisiana, Mississippi, North America, Texas, United States
Neotropical Region: Americas, Central America, Chiapas, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, South America, Venezuela


MacKay, W. P., and S. B. Vinson. 1989. Two new ants of the genus Solenopsis (Diplorhoptrum) from eastern Texas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 91:175-178.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in slashed and burned area.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times subterranean trap vienna sausage.

Type specimens: paratype of Solenopsis subterranea: casent0902337; Paratypes: fmnhins0000049899, fmnhins0000049900; type of Solenopsis (Diplorhoptrum) subterranea: focol0641-1, focol0641-2, focol0641-3, focol0641-4, focol1782-1, focol1782-2, focol1782-3

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