Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius, 1804)

Cedric A. Collingwood, Donat Agosti, Mostafa R. Sharaf & Antonius van Harten, 2011, Order Hymenoptera, family Formicidae, Arthropod fauna of the UAE 4, pp. 1-70: 34

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Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius, 1804)


Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius, 1804) 

Plates 67–69View Plates 67–69

Specimens examined: Al-Aslab, 19.ix.2005, at light, AvH. Sharjah Desert Park, 5–6.x.2004, AvH.

Distribution: Trager (1991) and Wetterer (2010) offer theories about how this species, notorious for its painful sting, spread around the tropics of the whole world. Recorded from the UAE by Collingwood, Tigar & Agosti ( 1997).