Dorymyrmex tener donisthorpei

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Dorymyrmex tener donisthorpei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Dorymyrmex
Species: D. tener
Subspecies: D. tener donisthorpei
Trinomial name
Dorymyrmex tener donisthorpei
(Santschi, 1936)
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -40.421° to -40.421°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality), Chile.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

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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.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • bicolor. Iridomyrmex bicolor Donisthorpe, 1933c: 534 (w.) ARGENTINA. [Junior primary homonym of Iridomyrmex iniquus var. bicolor Forel, 1912h: 47.] Replacement name: Iridomyrmex donisthorpei Santschi, 1936d: 417.
  • donisthorpei. Iridomyrmex donisthorpei Santschi, 1936d: 417. Replacement name for Iridomyrmex bicolor Donisthorpe, 1933c: 534. [Junior primary homonym of Iridomyrmex iniquus var. bicolor Forel, 1912h: 47.] Combination in Araucomyrmex: Kusnezov, 1960b: 372; in Dorymyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c: 85. Senior synonym of obscurior: Kusnezov, 1960b: 372. Currently subspecies of tener: Shattuck, 1992c: 85.
  • obscurior. Araucomyrmex tener subsp. obscurior Kusnezov, 1953a: 111 (diagnosis in key) (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of donisthorpei: Kusnezov, 1960b: 372.

Description

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1933d. On a small collection of ants made by Dr. F. W. Edwards in Argentina. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(12): 532-538. (page 534, [Junior primary homonym of Iridomyrmex iniquus var. bicolor Forel, 1912h: 47.])
  • 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 372, 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 372, Senior synonym of obscurior)
  • Santschi, F. 1936d. Fourmis nouvelles ou intéressantes de la République Argentine. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 6: 402-421 (page 417, Replacement name for Iridomyrmex bicolor)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 85, Combination in Dorymyrmex)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 85, Subspecies of tener)