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Species: Solenopsis subterranea   MacKay & Vinson, 1989 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Solenopsis (Diplorhoptrum) subterranea MacKay & Vinson, 1989a PDF: 175, figs. 1-4 (w.) U.S.A. (Texas). Nearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: U.S.A.: Texas, Brazos County, 10 km. N Kurten (W. Mackay). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 200 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: AMNH, BMNH, CASC, FMNH, FSCG, ICNB, LACM, MACN, MCZC, MSUS, MZSP, TAMU, UNAM, USNM, WEMC. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 391; Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 261; Pacheco & Mackay, 2013 PDF: 307 (redescription); Fernández & Serna, 2019 PDF: 816.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, United States, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical


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.

Collect Date Range: collected between 1987-08-05 00:00:00.0 and 1989-11-10 00:00:00.0

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

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