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Genus Solenopsis - Fire Ants and Thief Ants

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies
No Taxon Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps
Superfamily Formicoidea - Ants
Family Formicidae - Ants
Subfamily Myrmicinae
Tribe Solenopsidini
Genus Solenopsis - Fire Ants and Thief Ants

No Taxon Fire Ants
Species amblychila - Solenopsis amblychila
Species aurea - Solenopsis aurea
Species geminata - Solenopsis geminata
Species invicta - Red Imported Fire Ant
Species richteri - Black Imported Fire Ant
Species xyloni - Southern Fire Ant
No Taxon invicta X richteri
Species tennesseensis - Solenopsis tennesseensis
No Taxon Diplorhoptrum - Thief ants (fugax group)
Species texana - Thief ant (but one of several)
Species molesta - Thief Ant
Species pergandei - Solenopsis pergandei
Species picta - Solenopsis picta
Species tennesseensis - Solenopsis tennesseensis
Species tonsa - Solenopsis tonsa