Dorymyrmex richteri

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Dorymyrmex richteri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dorymyrmex
Species: D. richteri
Binomial name
Dorymyrmex richteri
Forel, 1911

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

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.

  • richteri. Dorymyrmex tener subsp. richteri Forel, 1911c: 308 (w.) ARGENTINA. Gallardo, 1918a: 29 (m.). Combination in D. (Conomyrma): Forel, 1915c: 359; in D. (Araucomyrmex): Kusnezov, 1952g: 429; in Araucomyrmex: Kusnezov, 1953a: 110; in Dorymyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c: 85. Raised to species: Kusnezov, 1952g: 429. Junior synonym of antarcticus: Kusnezov, 1960b: 369; Kempf, 1972a: 25. Revived from synonymy and revived status as species: Snelling & Hunt, 1976: 96 (in text).



  • Forel, A. 1911e. Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.). Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1911: 285-312 (page 308, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1915c. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. IIe partie. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 50: 335-364 (page 359, Combination in D. (Conomyrma))
  • Gallardo, A. 1918a. Hormigas dolicoderinas de los Andes de Mendoza. Physis (B. Aires) 4: 28-31 (page 29, male described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 25, Junior synonym of antarcticus)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1952j [1951]. El estado real del grupo Dorymyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 10: 427-448 (page 429, Combination in D. (Araucomyrmex))
  • Kusnezov, N. 1952j [1951]. El estado real del grupo Dorymyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 10: 427-448 (page 429, Raised to species)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1953b. Las hormigas en los Parques Nacionales de la Patagonia y los problemas relacionados. An. Mus. Nahuel Huapí 3: 105-124 (page 110, Combination in Araucomyrmex)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1960b [1959]. La fauna de hormigas en el oeste de la Patagonia y Tierra del Fuego. Acta Zool. Lilloana 17: 321-401 (page 369, Junior synonym of antarcticus)
  • 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.; Hunt, J. H. 1975. The ants of Chile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Chil. Entomol. 9: 63-129 (page 96, (in text) Revived from synonymy and revived status as species)