Definition of Genus solenopsis
1. Noun. Fire ants.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Formicidae, Formicidae
Member holonyms: Fire Ant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Solenopsis
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) ..."