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Species: Solenopsis ufv-09

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Distribution:

Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Identification:

Among the small, monomorphic Solenopsis morphospecies in the LABECOL ant collection, this morphospecies is a distinct one and can be separated from the others  by the following characteristics:

  • body overall yellowish;
  • mesosoma compact, blocky, the propodeum having relatively well-defined dorsal and descending (posterior) margins;
  • metanotal impression conspicuous;
  • propodeal spiracle small;
  • petiole conspicuously pedunculated, the node is tall and node's anterior margin in profile view rises steeply from peduncle;
  • in dorso-posterior oblique view, propodeum without a series of tranversal striae on the upper portion of its descending (posterior) face;
  • in face view, head lateral margins taper posteriorly
  • second pair of clypeal teeth reduced to minute indentations lateral to the medial pair, which is well-developed.

Solenopsis ufv-09 is very similar to ufv-08, but is smaller (WL 0.52 HW 0.36) and differing from it by the last three characteristics listed above (Note by Júlio Chaul, xi.2017).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Epigaeic pitfall.

Elevations: collected at 757 m

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