Kinds of Formicidae

World Ants
(Valid extant species)

Gary Alpert
Harvard University
Gary_Alpert@harvard.edu

Barry Bolton
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom


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This world ant list is dedicated to the memory of William L. Brown, Jr.

Scientific name -- Other names
Solenopsis Westwood, 1840
   Solenopsis abdita Thompson, 1989
   Solenopsis africana Santschi, 1914
   Solenopsis albidula Emery, 1906
   Solenopsis albidula_flava Santschi, 1929
   Solenopsis albidula_postbrunnea Forel, 1913
   Solenopsis alecto Santschi, 1934
   Solenopsis altinodis Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis amblychila Wheeler, W. M., 1915
   Solenopsis andina Santschi, 1923
   Solenopsis angulata Emery, 1894
   Solenopsis angulata_carettei Forel, 1913
   Solenopsis angulata_dolichops Emery, 1906
   Solenopsis angulata_huasanensis Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis angulata_mendozensis Forel, 1914
   Solenopsis angulata_nigelloides Forel, 1913
   Solenopsis atlantis Santschi, 1934
   Solenopsis aurea Wheeler, W. M., 1906
   Solenopsis avia (Bernard, 1978)
   Solenopsis azteca Forel, 1893
   Solenopsis azteca_pallida Wheeler, W. M., 1908
   Solenopsis balachowskyi Bernard, 1959
   Solenopsis banyulensis Bernard, 1950
   Solenopsis basalis Forel, 1895
   Solenopsis basalis_major Forel, 1913
   Solenopsis basalis_oculatior Forel, 1913
   Solenopsis basalis_raptor Santschi, 1919
   Solenopsis basalis_urichi Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis basalis_vittata Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis belisarius Forel, 1907
   Solenopsis brasiliana Santschi, 1925
   Solenopsis brevicornis Emery, 1888
   Solenopsis brevicornis_medioclara Santschi, 1923
   Solenopsis brevicornis_petropolitana Borgmeier, 1928
   Solenopsis brevipes Emery, 1906
   Solenopsis bruchiella Emery, 1922
   Solenopsis bruesi Creighton, 1930
   Solenopsis bucki Kempf, 1973
   Solenopsis canariensis Forel, 1893
   Solenopsis capensis Mayr, 1866
   Solenopsis carolinensis Forel, 1901
   Solenopsis castor Forel, 1893
   Solenopsis celata (Dlussky and Zabelin, 1985)
   Solenopsis clarki Crawley, 1922
   Solenopsis clytemnestra Emery, 1896
   Solenopsis clytemnestra_bruchi Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis clytemnestra_leda Forel, 1913
   Solenopsis clytemnestra_orestes Forel, 1903
   Solenopsis clytemnestra_strangulata Forel, 1913
   Solenopsis conjurata Wheeler, W. M., 1925
   Solenopsis cooperi Donisthorpe, 1947
   Solenopsis corticalis Forel, 1881
   Solenopsis corticalis_amazonensis Forel, 1904
   Solenopsis corticalis_binotata Mann, 1920
   Solenopsis corticalis_margotae Forel, 1908
   Solenopsis corticalis_virgula Forel, 1904
   Solenopsis crivellarii Menozzi, 1936
   Solenopsis daguerrei (Santschi, 1930)
   Solenopsis dalli (Kusnezov, 1969)
   Solenopsis decipiens Emery, 1906
   Solenopsis decipiens_abjecta Emery, 1906
   Solenopsis decipiens_scelesta Forel, 1908
   Solenopsis delta (Bernard, 1978)
   Solenopsis dentata Collingwood and Kugler J., 1994
   Solenopsis deserticola Ruzsky, 1905
   Solenopsis duboscqui Bernard, 1950
   Solenopsis dysderces (Snelling, 1975)
   Solenopsis egregia (Kusnezov, 1953)
   Solenopsis electra Forel, 1914
   Solenopsis emeryi Santschi, 1934
   Solenopsis eximia (Kusnezov, 1953)
   Solenopsis fairchildi Wheeler, W. M., 1926
   Solenopsis foersteri Theobald, 1937
   Solenopsis franki Forel, 1908
   Solenopsis franki_idae Forel, 1908
   Solenopsis froggatti Forel, 1913
   Solenopsis fugax (Latreille, 1798)
   Solenopsis fugax_cypridis Santschi, 1934
   Solenopsis fugax_emesa Tohme H., and TohmeG., 1980
   Solenopsis fugax_furtiva Santschi, 1934
   Solenopsis fugax_karaki Tohme H., and TohmeG., 1980
   Solenopsis fugax_tisiphone Santschi, 1934
   Solenopsis fusciventris Clark, 1934
   Solenopsis gallardoi Santschi, 1925
   Solenopsis gallica Santschi, 1934
   Solenopsis gayi (Spinola, 1851)
   Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius, 1804)
   Solenopsis geminata_micans Stitz, 1912
   Solenopsis georgica Menozzi, 1942
   Solenopsis germaini Emery, 1895
   Solenopsis globularia (Smith F., 1858)
   Solenopsis globularia_desecheoensis Mann, 1920
   Solenopsis globularia_littoralis Creighton, 1930
   Solenopsis globularia_lucayensis Wheeler, W. M., 1908
   Solenopsis globularia_pacifica Wheeler, W. M., 1919
   Solenopsis globularia_steinheili Forel, 1881
   Solenopsis gnomula Emery, 1915
   Solenopsis goeldii Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis granivora Kusnezov, 1957
   Solenopsis hammari Mayr, 1903
   Solenopsis hammari_carheunsis Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis hayemi Forel, 1908
   Solenopsis helena Emery, 1895
   Solenopsis helena_hermione Wheeler, W. M., 1921
   Solenopsis helena_ultrix Wheeler, W. M., 1921
   Solenopsis hostilis (Borgmeier, 1959)
   Solenopsis iheringi Forel, 1908
   Solenopsis ilinei Santschi, 1936
   Solenopsis indagatrix Wheeler, W. M., 1928
   Solenopsis insculpta Clark, 1938
   Solenopsis insinuans Santschi, 1933
   Solenopsis insularis (Bernard, 1978)
   Solenopsis interrupta Santschi, 1916
   Solenopsis invicta Buren, 1972
   Solenopsis jacoti Wheeler, W. M., 1923
   Solenopsis jacoti_pekingensis Wheeler, W. M., 1923
   Solenopsis jalalabadica Pisarski, 1970
   Solenopsis japonica Wheeler, W. M., 1928
   Solenopsis joergenseni Santschi, 1919
   Solenopsis joergenseni_cuspisior Santschi, 1923
   Solenopsis joergenseni_edentula Santschi, 1933
   Solenopsis juliae (Arakelian, 1991)
   Solenopsis kabylica Santschi, 1934
   Solenopsis knuti Pisarski, 1967
   Solenopsis krockowi Wheeler, W. M., 1908
   Solenopsis laeviceps Mayr, 1870
   Solenopsis laeviceps_antoniensis Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis laevithorax Bernard, 1950
   Solenopsis latastei Emery, 1895
   Solenopsis latastei_masora Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis latro Forel, 1894
   Solenopsis latro_msilana Forel, 1894
   Solenopsis latro_sicula Emery, 1915
   Solenopsis leptanilloides Santschi, 1925
   Solenopsis longiceps Forel, 1907
   Solenopsis longiceps_barbara Santschi, 1934
   Solenopsis loretana Santschi, 1936
   Solenopsis lotophaga Santschi, 1911
   Solenopsis lou Forel, 1902
   Solenopsis lusitanica Emery, 1915
   Solenopsis lusitanica_gaetula Santschi, 1936
   Solenopsis maboya Snelling, 2001
   Solenopsis macdonaghi Santschi, 1916
   Solenopsis macrops Santschi, 1917
   Solenopsis maligna Santschi, 1910
   Solenopsis mameti Donisthorpe, 1946
   Solenopsis marxi Forel, 1915
   Solenopsis maxillosa Emery, 1900
   Solenopsis megera Santschi, 1934
   Solenopsis megergates Trager, 1991
   Solenopsis metanotalis Emery, 1896
   Solenopsis metanotalis_arga Santschi, 1923
   Solenopsis metanotalis_emiliae Santschi, 1912
   Solenopsis metanotalis_pelotana Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis metanotalis_picturata Santschi, 1931
   Solenopsis metanotalis_shiptoni Forel, 1914
   Solenopsis metanotalis_steigeri Santschi, 1916
   Solenopsis metatarsalis (Kusnezov, 1957)
   Solenopsis minutissima Emery, 1906
   Solenopsis molesta (Say, 1836)
   Solenopsis molesta_validiuscula Emery, 1895
   Solenopsis monticola Bernard, 1950
   Solenopsis mozabensis (Bernard, 1977)
   Solenopsis nicaeensis Bernard, 1950
   Solenopsis nickersoni Thompson, 1982
   Solenopsis nigella Emery, 1888
   Solenopsis nigella_gensterblumi Forel, 1901
   Solenopsis nitens Bingham, 1903
   Solenopsis nitida (Dlussky and Radchenko, 1994)
   Solenopsis normandi Santschi, 1934
   Solenopsis novemmaculata Wheeler, W. M., 1925
   Solenopsis occipitalis Santschi, 1911
   Solenopsis oculata Santschi, 1925
   Solenopsis omana Collingwood and Agosti, 1996
   Solenopsis oraniensis Forel, 1894
   Solenopsis orbula Emery, 1875
   Solenopsis orbula_kochi Finzi, 1936
   Solenopsis orbula_terniensis Forel, 1905
   Solenopsis orbuloides Andre, 1890
   Solenopsis overbecki Viehmeyer, 1916
   Solenopsis pachycera (Forel, 1915)
   Solenopsis papuana Emery, 1900
   Solenopsis parabiotica Weber, 1943
   Solenopsis parva Mayr, 1868
   Solenopsis patagonica Emery, 1906
   Solenopsis patagonica_medeis Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis pawaensis Mann, 1919
   Solenopsis pergandei Forel, 1901
   Solenopsis photophila Santschi, 1923
   Solenopsis picea Emery, 1896
   Solenopsis picea_reducta Menozzi, 1927
   Solenopsis picea_subadpressa Forel, 1903
   Solenopsis picquarti Forel, 1899
   Solenopsis picta Emery, 1895
   Solenopsis pilosa (Bernard, 1978)
   Solenopsis pilosula Wheeler, W. M., 1908
   Solenopsis pollux Forel, 1893
   Solenopsis provincialis Bernard, 1950
   Solenopsis punctaticeps Mayr, 1865
   Solenopsis punctaticeps_caffra Forel, 1894
   Solenopsis punctaticeps_cleptomana Santschi, 1914
   Solenopsis punctaticeps_erythraea Emery, 1915
   Solenopsis punctaticeps_fur Santschi, 1926
   Solenopsis punctaticeps_indocilis Santschi, 1914
   Solenopsis punctaticeps_juba Weber, 1943
   Solenopsis punctaticeps_kibaliensis Wheeler, W. M., 1922
   Solenopsis puncticeps Mac Kay and Vinson, 1989
   Solenopsis pusillignis Trager, 1991
   Solenopsis pygmaea Forel, 1901
   Solenopsis pythia Santschi, 1934
   Solenopsis quinquecuspis Forel, 1913
   Solenopsis reichenspergeri Santschi, 1923
   Solenopsis richardi Bernard, 1950
   Solenopsis richteri Forel, 1909
   Solenopsis robusta Bernard, 1950
   Solenopsis rugiceps Mayr, 1870
   Solenopsis rugosa Bernard, 1950
   Solenopsis saevissima (Smith F., 1855)
   Solenopsis saevissima_itinerans Forel, 1911
   Solenopsis salina Wheeler, W. M., 1908
   Solenopsis santschii Forel, 1905
   Solenopsis schileri Santschi, 1923
   Solenopsis schmalzi Forel, 1901
   Solenopsis schmalzi_flaveolens Forel, 1901
   Solenopsis scipio Santschi, 1911
   Solenopsis sea (Kusnezov, 1953)
   Solenopsis seychellensis Forel, 1909
   Solenopsis silvestrii Emery, 1906
   Solenopsis solenopsidis (Kusnezov, 1953)
   Solenopsis soochowensis Wheeler, W. m., 1921
   Solenopsis soochowensis_pieli Santschi, 1925
   Solenopsis spei Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis stricta Emery, 1896
   Solenopsis stricta_foederata Santschi, 1923
   Solenopsis substituta Santschi, 1925
   Solenopsis subterranea Mac Kay and Vinson, 1989
   Solenopsis subtilis Emery, 1896
   Solenopsis succinea Emery, 1890
   Solenopsis succinea_nicai Forel, 1913
   Solenopsis sulfurea (Roger, 1862)
   Solenopsis sumara Collingwood and Agosti, 1996
   Solenopsis targuia Bernard, 1953
   Solenopsis tennesseensis Smith M. R., 1951
   Solenopsis tenuis Mayr, 1878
   Solenopsis tenuis_delfinoi Forel, 1913
   Solenopsis tenuis_minuiscens Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis terricola Menozzi, 1931
   Solenopsis tertialis Ettershank, 1966
   Solenopsis tetracantha Emery, 1906
   Solenopsis tetracantha_videns Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis texana Emery, 1895
   Solenopsis texana_catalinae Wheeler, W. M., 1904
   Solenopsis tipuna Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis tonsa Thompson, 1989
   Solenopsis torresi Snelling, 2001
   Solenopsis tridens Forel, 1911
   Solenopsis tridens_lehmannitschei Santschi, 1916
   Solenopsis trihasta Santschi, 1923
   Solenopsis truncorum Forel, 1901
   Solenopsis ugandensis Santschi, 1933
   Solenopsis ugandensis_congolensis Santschi, 1935
   Solenopsis virulens (Smith F., 1858)
   Solenopsis vorax Santschi, 1934
   Solenopsis wagneri Santschi, 1916
   Solenopsis wasmannii Emery, 1894
   Solenopsis wasmannii_transformis Forel, 1911
   Solenopsis weiseri Forel, 1914
   Solenopsis westwoodi Forel, 1894
   Solenopsis westwoodi_atticola Forel, 1912
   Solenopsis westwoodi_platensis Emery, 1906
   Solenopsis weyrauchi Trager, 1991
   Solenopsis wolfi Emery, 1915
   Solenopsis xyloni Mc Cook, 1879
   Solenopsis zambesiae Arnold, 1926
   Solenopsis zeteki Wheeler, W. M., 1942
   Solenopsis zingibara Collingwood and Agosti, 1996

Updated: 2006-05-23 14:49:48

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