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  • Entomology 22613 MCZ Entomology
  • Solenopsis salina
  • whole animal (carded)
  • Ojos del Diablo
  • North America: Mexico: Chihuahua
  • [unknown] (1700-01-01 - 1908-12-31)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Solenopsis salina Wheeler, W.M., 1908
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Solenopsis salina
Identified by William Morton Wheeler on 1908-12-31
Nature of ID: expert ID
Citations
Wheeler 1908, Page 428, Voucher of Solenopsis salina

 
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Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: Mexico
State/Province: Chihuahua
Specific Locality: Ojos del Diablo
Verbatim Locality: Ojosdel Diablo; Chihuahua; Mexico
Locality Remarks: End collecting date determined from type publication.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 28.133333° -105.333333° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 3036 m
Nelson Rios; 2018-10-03; Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03
Coordinate Remarks: [UNDER REVIEW; GEOLOCATE_SCORE: 26; GEOLOCATE_PRECISION: Low; GEOLOCATE_NUMRESULTS: 4]
Collecting Date: [unknown] (1700-01-01 - 1908-12-31)
Collectors
Charles Haskins Townsend
Identifiers
type number: 22613
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (carded) good in collection 6
caste=worker determined date=2015-02-11 determined by=Julianne Pelaez
Remarks: Labels: "Ft. Davis, Tex. is type locality. These are cited but are not types."; "MCZ CoType 1-6 22613"; "AMNH"; "Real types are prob. at AMNH. this is incorrectly labelled as type."; C. H. T. Townsend sent these to William Morton Wheeler while Wheeler was describing this species, however he did not describe the species from these specimens. They are cited in the publication, but are not types. Type status reviewed EG 2018. Research suggests NOT A TYPE
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