Bothriomyrmex laticeps

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Bothriomyrmex laticeps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Bothriomyrmex
Species: B. laticeps
Binomial name
Bothriomyrmex laticeps
Emery, 1925



Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 43.381389° to 42.566667°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: France (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.


Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.





The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • laticeps. Bothriomyrmex corsicus subsp. laticeps Emery, 1925e: 14, fig. A9 (w.) FRANCE or SPAIN (“Pyrénées, sans autre indication de localité”).
    • [Note: type-locality France, after Santschi, 1927b: 127.]
    • Incertae sedis in Bothriomyrmex: Seifert, 2012b: 103.
    • Santschi, 1927b: 127 (q.m.).
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Santschi, 1927b: 127.
    • Junior synonym of corsicus: Bernard, 1967: 266.
    • Status as species: Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969: 76; Shattuck, 1994: 34; Bolton, 1995b: 81; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowsky, 2009: 478; Borowiec, L. 2014: 23.



  • Bernard, F. 1967a [1968]. Faune de l'Europe et du Bassin Méditerranéen. 3. Les fourmis (Hymenoptera Formicidae) d'Europe occidentale et septentrionale. Paris: Masson, 411 pp. (page 266, junior synonym of corsicus)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 81, catalogue)
  • Borowiec, L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Collingwood, C. A.; Yarrow, I. H. H. 1969. A survey of Iberian Formicidae (Hymenoptera). EOS. Rev. Esp. Entomol. 44: 53-101 (page 76, revived from synonymy and raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1925c. Les espèces européennes et orientales du genre Bothriomyrmex. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 56: 5-22 (page 14, fig. A9 worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1927c. Notes myrmécologiques. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1927: 126-128 (page 127, queen, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • AntArea. Accessed on February 5th 2014 at
  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Casevitz-Weulersse J., and C. Galkowski. 2009. Liste actualisee des Fourmis de France (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 114: 475-510.
  • Emery, C. "Les espèces européennes et orientales du genre Bothriomyrmex." Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 56 (1925): 5-22.
  • Santschi F. 1927. Notes myrmécologiques. Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France. 1927: 126-128.