Dorymyrmex ensifer

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Dorymyrmex ensifer
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dorymyrmex
Species: D. ensifer
Binomial name
Dorymyrmex ensifer
Forel, 1912

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Photo Gallery

  • Worker and queen. Photo by Robert Fuentalba Ojeda.
  • Workers. Photo by Robert Fuentalba Ojeda.
  • Worker. Photo by Robert Fuentalba Ojeda.
  • Workers and queen. Photo by Robert Fuentalba Ojeda.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • ensifer. Dorymyrmex ensifer Forel, 1912h: 40 (w.) ARGENTINA. Combination in D. (Psammomyrma): Forel, 1912h: 43. Subspecies of mucronatus: Santschi, 1916e: 392. Revived status as species: Gallardo, 1916a: 37; Santschi, 1922b: 367. Current subspecies: nominal plus laevigatus, weiseri.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1912i. Formicides néotropiques. Part V. 4me sous-famille Dolichoderinae Forel. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 33-58 (page 40, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1912i. Formicides néotropiques. Part V. 4me sous-famille Dolichoderinae Forel. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 33-58 (page 43, Combination in D. (Psammomyrma))
  • Gallardo, A. 1916b. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Dolicoderinas. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 28: 1-130 (page 37, Revived status as species)
  • Santschi, F. 1916e. Formicides sudaméricains nouveaux ou peu connus. Physis (B. Aires) 2: 365-399 (page 392, Stirps of mucronatus)
  • Santschi, F. 1922c. Myrmicines, dolichodérines et autres formicides néotropiques. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 54: 345-378 (page 367, Revived status as species)