Doleromyrma darwiniana

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Doleromyrma darwiniana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Doleromyrma
Species: D. darwiniana
Binomial name
Doleromyrma darwiniana
(Forel, 1907)

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Specimen Label




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality), New Zealand.

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.

  • darwiniana. Tapinoma (Doleromyrma) darwinianum Forel, 1907a: 28 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA. Imai, Crozier & Taylor, 1977: 345 (k.). Combination in Iridomyrmex: Emery, 1913a: 24; in Doleromyrma: Shattuck, 1992a: 14. Current subspecies: nominal plus fida, leae.

Type Material

  • Tapinoma (Doleromyrma) darwinianum Forel, 1907: Syntype, 1 worker, Mt. Victoria, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia, <collector unknown>, ANIC32-001666, Australian National Insect Collection.
  • Tapinoma (Doleromyrma) darwinianum Forel, 1907: Syntype, 2 workers, Mt. Victoria, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia, Museum of Comparative Zoology.
  • Tapinoma (Doleromyrma) darwinianum Forel, 1907: Syntype, 3 workers, 1 male, Mt. Victoria, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia, Musee d'Histoire Naturelle Genève.



  • Emery, C. 1913a [1912]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dolichoderinae. Genera Insectorum 137: 1-50 (page 24, Combination in Iridomyrmex)
  • Forel, A. 1907d. Formicides du Musée National Hongrois. Ann. Hist.-Nat. Mus. Natl. Hung. 5: 1-42 (page 28, worker, male described)
  • Imai, H. T.; Crozier, R. H.; Taylor, R. W. 1977. Karyotype evolution in Australian ants. Chromosoma (Berl.) 59: 341-393 (page 345, karyotype described)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992a. Review of the dolichoderine ant genus Iridomyrmex Mayr with descriptions of three new genera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 31: 13-18 (page 14, Combination in Doleromyrma)