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Species: †Solenopsis alena   Özdikmen, 2010 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Solenopsis alena Özdikmen, 2010c PDF: 992 GERMANY (Eocene/Oligocene boundary). AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Solenopsis major Théobald, 1937 [Junior primary homonym of Solenopsis major Forel, 1913].
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Distribution Notes:

Kleinkems, Germany; Eocene-Oligocene boundary (ca. 34 Ma).


Type material in Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland.


  • Theobald N. 1937. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocenes de France. Memoires de la Societe des Sciences de Nancy, 2: 1-473.
  • Ozdikmen H. 2010. New names for some preoccupied specific and subspecific epithets in the family Formicidae (Hymenoptera). Munis Entomology and Zoology, 5(supplement): 986-1000.

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