Dorymyrmex confusus

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Dorymyrmex confusus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dorymyrmex
Species: D. confusus
Binomial name
Dorymyrmex confusus
(Kusnezov, 1952)

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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.

  • gallardoi. Dorymyrmex (Conomyrma) gallardoi Santschi, 1919f: 55 (w.) ARGENTINA. [Junior primary homonym of gallardoi Brèthes, 1914a: 95, above.] Replacement name: confusus Kusnezov, 1952g: 430.
  • confusus. Conomyrma confusa Kusnezov, 1952g: 430. Replacement name for gallardoi Santschi, 1919f: 55. [Junior primary homonym of gallardoi Brèthes, 1914a: 95.] Combination in Dorymyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c: 85.



  • Kusnezov, N. 1952j [1951]. El estado real del grupo Dorymyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 10: 427-448 (page 430, Replacement name for gallardoi)
  • Santschi, F. 1919f. Nouveaux formicides de la République Argentine. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 87: 37-57 (page 55, [Junior primary homonym of gallardoi Brèthes, 1914a: 95.] )
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 85, Combination in Dorymyrmex)