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Species: Solenopsis texana   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

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

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Forel, 1901j PDF: 345
Senior synonym of Solenopsis rosella: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 238
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Nearctic bioregion

Distribution Notes:




Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Mixed Hardwood Forest, 2 times found in Oak Cedar Forest, 1 times found in sandy wet soil, Carolinean hardwood forest, 1 times found in Black oak dunes, 1 times found in Forest margin, 1 times found in Mesquite woodland, 1 times found in mixed forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times under rock, in orchard, 1 times under dung, 1 times stump, log stage 2, 1 times leaf mould, 1 times leaf mold, 1 times in nest of Formica nididiventris, 1 times in litter, 1 times grassy roadway, 1 times ex rotten stump, 1 times Base of tree, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times direct collection, 3 times pitfall, 1 times Berlese, 1 times sifting, 1 times berlese funnel.

Elevations: collected from 80 - 777 meters, 410 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1936-04-25 and 2018-03-11

Type specimens: Lectotype of Solenopsis texana: casent0908855; paralectotype of Solenopsis pollux texana: casent0904625

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