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Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius, 1804)
Atta geminata Fabricius, 1804; Fire ant

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This is a worldwide invasive fire ant species.

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Geographic distribution
Widespread in the Philippines, infesting urban and agricultural areas.

VIETNAM - Ha Tay (Ba Vi N. P.). [written by K. Eguchi, 27.Sept.2005]

Eguchi, K., Bui, T. V., Yamane, Sk., Okido, H. & Ogata, K. 2005. Ant faunas of Ba Vi and Tam Dao, North Vietnam (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bulletin of the Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Kyushu University, 27: 77-98.

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Specimen: CASTYPE00445-03 Solenopsis geminata    


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Species Distribution Status: Native

Locality Information:

  • Bioregion:
  • Neotropical
  • Latitude:
  • 0.0
  • Longitude:
  • 0.0
  • Lat/Long max error:
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Collection Information:

  • Collected by:
  • F.X.Williams  
  • Date collected start:
  • 1906-12-31
  • Date collected end:
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Specimen Information:

  • Life stage/sex notes:
  • 1 dealate queen
  • Caste:
  • queen
  • Subcaste:
  • alate/dealate
  • Located at:
  • CASC
  • Determined by:
  • Date determined:
  • 2005-09-23
  • Type status:
  • syntype of Solenopsis geminata galapageia
  • Medium:
  • pin
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  • Specimen data uploaded by:
  • California Academy of Sciences

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Arthropoda  
 Class Insecta  
 Order Hymenoptera  
 Family Formicidae  
 Genus Solenopsis  
  Solenopsis geminata    Fabricius, 1840 
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Citation: 周和寺山(1990), 林(1998); Global Invasive Species Database(全球入侵種資料庫)
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