Dorymyrmex flavescens

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Dorymyrmex flavescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Dorymyrmex
Species: D. flavescens
Binomial name
Dorymyrmex flavescens
Mayr, 1866

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • flavescens. Dorymyrmex flavescens Mayr, 1866a: 495 (q.m.) ARGENTINA. Santschi, 1922b: 366 (w.). Senior synonym of mucronatus: Gallardo, 1930: 144. Current subspecies: nominal plus jactans, mandibularis. See also: Gallardo, 1916a: 28.
  • mucronatus. Dorymyrmex mucronatus Emery, 1906c: 174 (w.) ARGENTINA. Gallardo, 1916a: 35 (m.). Combination in D. (Psammomyrma): Forel, 1912h: 43. Subspecies of flavescens: Santschi, 1922b: 367. Junior synonym of flavescens: Gallardo, 1930: 144.



  • Gallardo, A. 1916b. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Dolicoderinas. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 28: 1-130 (page 28, see also)
  • Gallardo, A. 1930. Sobre el género Dorymyrmex Mayr en la Argentina. Rev. Chil. Hist. Nat. 34: 143-148 (page 144, Senior synonym of mucronatus)
  • Mayr, G. 1866a. Myrmecologische Beiträge. Sitzungsber. Kais. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Cl. Abt. I 53: 484-517 (page 495, queen, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1922c. Myrmicines, dolichodérines et autres formicides néotropiques. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 54: 345-378 (page 366, worker described)