Dorymyrmex flavus

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Dorymyrmex flavus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dorymyrmex
Species: D. flavus
Binomial name
Dorymyrmex flavus
McCook, 1879

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • flavus. Dorymyrmex flavus McCook, 1879: 188, figs. a-c (w.) U.S.A. Johnson, C. 1989b: 190 (q.m.); Cokendolpher & Francke, 1985: 349 (k.). Combination in Conomyrma: Kempf, 1972a: 80; in Dorymyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c: 85. Subspecies of pyramicus: Mayr, 1886d: 433; Forel, 1911e: 285. Junior synonym of pyramicus: Creighton, 1950a: 348; of insanus: Snelling, R.R. 1973b: 5. Revived from synonymy, revived status as species and senior synonym of nigra: Johnson, C. 1989b: 187. See also: Snelling, R.R. 1995: 5.
  • nigra. Dorymyrmex pyramicus var. nigra Pergande, 1896: 871 (w.) MEXICO. Forel, 1912h: 36 (q.). Combination in Conomyrma: Kempf, 1972a: 79. Junior synonym of pyramicus: Creighton, 1950a: 348; of insanus: Snelling, R.R. 1973b: 5; of flavus: Johnson, C. 1989b: 187.

Description

References

  • Cokendolpher, J. C.; Francke, O. F. 1985a [1984]. Karyotype of Conomyrma flava (McCook) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 92: 349-351 (page 349, karyotype described)
  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 104: 1-585 (page 348, Junior synonym of pyramicus)
  • Forel, A. 1911g. Die Ameisen des K. Zoologischen Museums in München. Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Kl. K. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. Münch. 11: 249-303 (page 285, Variety\subspecies of pyramicus)
  • Johnson, C. 1989b. Taxonomy and diagnosis of Conomyrma insana (Buckley) and C. flava (McCook) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Insecta Mundi 3: 179-194 (page 190, queen, male described)
  • Johnson, C. 1989b. Taxonomy and diagnosis of Conomyrma insana (Buckley) and C. flava (McCook) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Insecta Mundi 3: 179-194 (page 187, Revived from synonymy, revived status as species, and senior synonym of bureni and nigra.)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 80, Combination in Conomyrma)
  • Mayr, G. 1886d. Die Formiciden der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 36: 419-464 (page 433, Variety\subspecies of pyramicus)
  • McCook, H. C. 1880 [1879]. Formicariae. Pp. 182-189 in: Comstock, J. H. Report upon cotton insects. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 511 pp. (page 188, figs. a-c worker described)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 85, Combination in Dorymyrmex)
  • Snelling, R. R. 1973b. The ant genus Conomyrma in the United States (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Contr. Sci. (Los Angel.) 238: 1-6 (page 5, Junior synonym of insanus)
  • Snelling, R. R. 1995a. Systematics of Nearctic ants of the genus Dorymyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Contr. Sci. (Los Angel.) 454: 1-14 (page 5, see also)