Myrmicinae: key to genera couplet 2
Key: modified from Hölldobler & Wilson (1990), Bolton (1994)
Taxa remaining

Smithistruma
Solenopsis


Figure 57. Myrmicinae: Solenopsis molesta

Figure 58. Myrmicinae: Smithistruma pulchella Det. M.W. Wing


Figure 59. Myrmicinae: Smithistruma pergandei Det. M.W. Wing

2.Antenna with ten segments, terminating in a distinct 2-segmented club (Fig. 57).
(one minute yellow species, Solenopsis molesta, collected in all Midwestern states, two additional species collected in Illinois and Kansas)
...Solenopsis
    Antenna with 6 segments (Figs. 58, 59).
(collected in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, and the southeastern tip of Minnesota)
...Smithistruma.


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