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Species: Solenopsis orbula   Emery, 1875 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Solenopsis orbula Emery, 1875a PDF: 74 (w.) FRANCE (Corsica). Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: France: Corsica (no further data) (E. Simon). Primary type depository: MSNG (perhaps also in MNHN). AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Emery, 1875b PDF: 472.]
[Misspelled as orbuloides by Ruzsky, 1903b PDF: 309.
Status as species: Emery, 1878: 58; Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 464; André, 1883b: 388 (in key); Emery, 1891c: 13; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 77; Forel, 1894d PDF: 21; Wasmann, 1894: 162; Ruzsky, 1902d PDF: 32; Ruzsky, 1903b PDF: 309 (misspelled as Solenopsis orbuloides); Ruzsky, 1905b: 513; Emery, 1909a PDF: 32; Krausse, 1912c PDF: 164; Emery, 1916a PDF: 165; Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 145; Emery, 1922c PDF: 202; Karavaiev, 1926c PDF: 161; Santschi, 1934e PDF: 574; Finzi, 1936 PDF: 178; Finzi, 1940 PDF: 161; Bernard, 1950a PDF: 16; Ceballos, 1956: 306; Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 142; Pisarski, 1967a PDF: 400; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 184 (redescription); Hamann & Klemm, 1967 PDF: 414; Baroni Urbani, 1968e PDF: 457; Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 67; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 88; Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 539 (in key); Bernard, 1978a: 575 (in key); Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 83 (in key); Tohmé & Tohmé, 1980b PDF: 129; Schembri & Collingwood, 1981 PDF: 430; Kugler, 1988 PDF: 258; Poldi, 1992 PDF: 91; Bolton, 1995b: 389; Espadaler, 1997g PDF: 31; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 493; Galkowski et al., 2010 PDF: 161; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 24; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 158 (see note in bibliography); Lebas et al., 2016: 334; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 48.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cape Verde
    Asia: Afghanistan, Israel
    Europe: France, Malta, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected between 1954-01-07 and 1957-10-19

Type specimens: paratype of Solenopsis orbula: casent0917215, casent0917216; syntype of Solenopsis orbula: casent0904640; type of Solenopsis orbula: focol1867



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