Definition of Genus solenopsis

1. Noun. Fire ants.

Exact synonyms: Solenopsis
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Formicidae, Formicidae
Member holonyms: Fire Ant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Solenopsis

genus Sitophylus
genus Sitotroga
genus Sitta
genus Sium
genus Sivapithecus
genus Sloanea
genus Smilax
genus Smiledon
genus Smyrnium
genus Sobralia
genus Solandra
genus Solanopteris
genus Solanum
genus Solea
genus Soleirolia
genus Solenopsis
genus Solenostemon
genus Solidago
genus Somateria
genus Sonchus
genus Sonora
genus Sophora
genus Sorbus
genus Sorex
genus Sorghum
genus Spadella
genus Spalax
genus Sparaxis
genus Sparganium
genus Sparmannia

Literary usage of Genus solenopsis

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"Similar conditions are found in many species of the allied genus Solenopsis, which inhabit delicate galleries communicating with the nests of other ants on ..."

2. Report Upon Cotton Insects: Prepared Under the Direction of the Commissioner by John Henry Comstock (1879)
"It was found in the stem of the cotton plant, but was not observed destroying the worm. Texas. EA Schwarz. Genus SOLENOPSIS, Westwood. Ann. and Mag. Nat. ..."

3. Tropical Nature, and Other Essays by Alfred Russel Wallace (1878)
"An allied genus, Solenopsis, consists of red ants, which, in the Moluccas, frequent houses, and are a most terrible pest. They form colonies underground, ..."

4. ... [County Reports and Maps]: Preston County by Ray Vernon Hennen, William Armstrong Price, W. J. Latimer (1914)
"Collections.—West Virginia Geological Survey and West Virginia University. Genus SOLENOPSIS McCoy Solenopsis solenoides (Geinitz) ..."

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