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Species: Solenopsis gayi   (Spinola, 1851) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmica gayi Spinola, 1851a PDF: 242 (w.) CHILE. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Solenopsis: Mayr, 1886c PDF: 365.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Chile
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Brown, W. L., 1950, Morphological, taxonomic and other notes on ants., Wasmann Journal of Biology 8, pp. 241-250

Solenopsis (Solenopsis) gayi (Spinola)HNS.

Myrmica gayi SpinolaHNS, 1851, In Gay, Historia Fisica y Politica de Chile, Zoologia, 6:242, worker, [[queen]], [[male]].

Solenopsis gayi var. fazi SantschiHNS, 1923, Revue Suisse de Zoologie, 30:261, [[queen]], (New synonymy.)

Santschi merely described the slightly darker, sympatric female form of S. gayiHNS as a variety, as is evident from series received from Angol, Chile (D. Bullock).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected on 1950-12-13

Type specimens: syntype of Solenopsis gayi fazi: casent0913892

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