Galapagos Species Checklist

Solenopsis globularia pacifica

Wheeler, 1919

Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Division Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Hymenoptera
Suborder Apocrita
Superfamily Vespoidea
Family Formicidae
Subfamily Myrmicinae
Seccion Solenopsidini
Genus Solenopsis

Solenopsis globularia pacifica  Wheeler, 1919


English common name: Ant

Spanish common name: hormiga

Name status: Accepted name; taxon occurs in Galapagos.

Last updated: 31 May 2013


  • In
  • Na

  • Ac
  • Cu
  • Er
  • Es
  • Ic
  • AcQ
    Questionable Accidental
  • NaQ
    Questionable Native

    Taxon possibly introduced.


Galapagos island groups: Española, Fernandina, Floreana, Genovesa, Isabela, Pinta, San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz, Santa Fé, Santiago.

Albany, Bainbridge 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, Baltra, Bowditch Sur, Champion, Daphne, Edén, Enderby, Española, Fernandina, Floreana, Genovesa, Gardner (Española), Isabela, Islote Tortuga, Mao, Marchena, Mariela mediana, Mariela pequeña, Marchena, Rábida, San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz, Santa Fé, Santiago, Seymour N.

Please be aware that this distribution map is automatically generated from database records (CDF and external specimens, literature records, and observations) and may not accurately reflect the currently-known distribution for all species.


  • Linsley, E.G., Usinger, R.L. (1966) Insects of the Galápagos Islands. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences Fourth Series 33(7): 113-196.
  • von Aesch, L., Cherix, D. (2005) Introduced Ant Species and Mechanisms of Competition on Floreana Island (Galápagos, Ecuador) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 45(2): 463-481.
  • Wheeler, W.M. (1924) The Formicidae of the Harrison Williams Galapagos Expedition. Zoologica 5(10): 101-122.