Bothriomyrmex regicidus

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Bothriomyrmex regicidus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Bothriomyrmex
Species: B. regicidus
Binomial name
Bothriomyrmex regicidus
Santschi, 1919

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Specimen Labels



Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 36.983333° to 32.432222°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria, Tunisia (type locality).

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.


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.

  • regicidus. Bothriomyrmex regicidus Santschi, 1919i: 206, pl. 2, figs. 5-10 (w.q.m.) TUNISIA.
    • Status as species: Bernard, 1945: 136; Kutter, 1968b: 205; Cagniant, 1970c: 28; Shattuck, 1994: 36; Bolton, 1995b: 81; Cagniant, 2006a: 194; Seifert, 2012b: 101; Borowiec, L. 2014: 23.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Baroni Urbani C. 1977. Katalog der Typen von Formicidae (Hymenoptera) der Sammlung des Naturhistorischen Museums Basel (2. Teil). Mitt. Entomol. Ges. Basel (n.s.) 27: 61-102.
  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Cagniant, H. "Liste actualisee des fourmis du Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)." Myrmecologische Nachrichten 8 (2006): 193-200.
  • Cagniant, H. Les peuplements de fourmis des forêts algériennes: écologie, biocénotique, essai biologique. Universite de Toulouse, 1973.
  • Santschi, F. 1919. Fourmis du genre "Bothriomyrmex" Emery (systématique et moeurs). Revue de Zoologie Africaine 7: 201-224.
  • Santschi, F. "Fourmis du genre "Bothriomyrmex" Emery (Systematique et moeurs)." Revue zoologique Africaine 7(3) (1919): 201-224.
  • Seifert B. 2012. A review of the West Palearctic species of the ant genus Bothriomyrmex Emery 1869 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecological News 17: 91-104.
  • 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.