Dorymyrmex flavopectus

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Dorymyrmex flavopectus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dorymyrmex
Species: D. flavopectus
Binomial name
Dorymyrmex flavopectus
Smith, M.R., 1944

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Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States (type locality).
Neotropical Region: Mexico.

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.

  • flavopectus. Dorymyrmex pyramicus subsp. flavopectus Smith, M.R. 1944d: 15 (w.) U.S.A. Combination in Conomyrma: Kusnezov, 1952g: 430; in Dorymyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c: 85. Raised to species: Kusnezov, 1952g: 430. See also: Snelling, R.R. 1973b: 4; Buren, Nickerson & Thompson, 1976: 306; Trager, 1988: 22; Johnson, C. 1989b: 192 (in key).



  • Buren, W. F.; Nickerson, J. C.; Thompson, C. R. 1976 [1975]. Mixed nests of Conomyrma insana and C. flavopecta - Evidence of parasitism (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 82: 306-314 (page 306, see also)
  • Johnson, C. 1989b. Taxonomy and diagnosis of Conomyrma insana (Buckley) and C. flava (McCook) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Insecta Mundi 3: 179-194 (page 192, see also (in key))
  • Kusnezov, N. 1952j [1951]. El estado real del grupo Dorymyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 10: 427-448 (page 430, Combination in Conomyrma)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1952j [1951]. El estado real del grupo Dorymyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 10: 427-448 (page 430, Raised to species)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 85, Combination in Dorymyrmex)
  • Smith, M. R. 1944d. Additional ants recorded from Florida, with descriptions of two new subspecies. Fla. Entomol. 27: 14-17 (page 15, worker described)
  • Snelling, R. R. 1973b. The ant genus Conomyrma in the United States (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Contr. Sci. (Los Angel.) 238: 1-6 (page 4, see also)
  • Trager, J. C. 1988a. A revision of Conomyrma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the southeastern United States, especially Florida, with keys to the species. Fla. Entomol. 71: 11-29 (page 22, see also)