Dorymyrmex antarcticus

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Dorymyrmex antarcticus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Dorymyrmex
Species: D. antarcticus
Binomial name
Dorymyrmex antarcticus
Forel, 1904

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Chile (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • antarcticus. Dorymyrmex antarcticus Forel, 1904g: 6 (w.q.) CHILE. Combination in D. (Conomyrma): Gallardo, 1916a: 48; in D. (Ammomyrma): Kusnezov, 1952g: 429; in Araucomyrmex: Kusnezov, 1960b: 369; in Dorymyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c: 85. Senior synonym of pallidipes: Gallardo, 1916a: 51; material of the unavailable name depilitibia referred here by Kusnezov, 1960b: 369. See also: Snelling & Hunt, 1976: 96.
  • pallidipes. Dorymyrmex tener var. pallidipes Brèthes, 1914a: 96 (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of antarcticus: Gallardo, 1916a: 51.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1904i. Formiciden. Ergeb. Hambg. Magalhaens. Sammelreise 7(8 8: 1-7 (page 6, worker, queen described)
  • Gallardo, A. 1916b. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Dolicoderinas. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 28: 1-130 (page 48, Combination in D. (Conomyrma))
  • Gallardo, A. 1916b. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Dolicoderinas. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 28: 1-130 (page 51, Senior synonym of pallidipes)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1952j [1951]. El estado real del grupo Dorymyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 10: 427-448 (page 429, Combination in D. (Ammomyrma))
  • Kusnezov, N. 1960b [1959]. La fauna de hormigas en el oeste de la Patagonia y Tierra del Fuego. Acta Zool. Lilloana 17: 321-401 (page 369, Combination in Araucomyrmex)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1960b [1959]. La fauna de hormigas en el oeste de la Patagonia y Tierra del Fuego. Acta Zool. Lilloana 17: 321-401 (page 369, material of the Unavailable name depilitibia referred here)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 85, Combination in Dorymyrmex)
  • Snelling, R. R.; Hunt, J. H. 1975. The ants of Chile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Chil. Entomol. 9: 63-129 (page 96, see also)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Cuezzo, F. 1998. Formicidae. Chapter 42 in Morrone J.J., and S. Coscaron (dirs) Biodiversidad de artropodos argentinos: una perspectiva biotaxonomica Ediciones Sur, La Plata. Pages 452-462.
  • Farji-Brener, A.G., J.C. Corley and J. Bettinelli. 2002. The effects of fire on ant communities in north-western Patagonia: the importance of habitat structure and regional context. Diversity and Distributions 8:235-243.
  • Fergnani P. N., P. Sackmann, and A. Ruggiero. 2013. The spatial variation in ant species composition and functional groups across the Subantarctic-Patagonian transition zone. Journal of Insect Conservation 17: 295-305.
  • Gallardo A. 1916. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Dolicoderinas. Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Buenos Aires 28: 1-130.
  • Kempf W. W. 1970. Catálogo das formigas do Chile. Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo) 23: 17-43.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Kusnezov N. 1960. La fauna de hormigas en el oeste de la Patagonia y Tierra del Fuego. Acta Zoologica Lilloana 17: 321-401.
  • Kusnezov N. 1978. Hormigas argentinas: clave para su identificación. Miscelánea. Instituto Miguel Lillo 61:1-147 + 28 pl.
  • Shattuck S. O. 1994. Taxonomic catalog of the ant subfamilies Aneuretinae and Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). University of California Publications in Entomology 112: i-xix, 1-241.
  • Snelling R. R., and J. H. Hunt. 1975. The ants of Chile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Revista Chilena de Entomología 9: 63-129.