Dorymyrmex ebeninus

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Dorymyrmex ebeninus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dorymyrmex
Species: D. ebeninus
Binomial name
Dorymyrmex ebeninus
Forel, 1914

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • ebeninus. Dorymyrmex bruchi var. ebenina Forel, 1914d: 282 (w.) ARGENTINA. [Possibly a junior synonym of alboniger: Kusnezov, 1952g: 429.] Raised to species: Kusnezov, 1978: 126.



  • Forel, A. 1914d. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 50: 211-288 (page 282, worker described)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1952j [1951]. El estado real del grupo Dorymyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 10: 427-448 (page 429, [Possibly a junior synonym of alboniger])
  • Kusnezov, N. 1978. Hormigas argentinas: clave para su identificación. Misc. Inst. Miguel Lillo 61:1- 14: 1-147 + 2 (page 126, Raised to species)