Dorymyrmex spurius

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Dorymyrmex spurius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dorymyrmex
Species: D. spurius
Binomial name
Dorymyrmex spurius
Santschi, 1929

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Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay (type locality), Uruguay.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Queen

Male

Nomenclature

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

  • spurius. Dorymyrmex (Conomyrma) brunneus var. spurius Santschi, 1929d: 305 (w.) PARAGUAY. [First available use of Dorymyrmex pyramicus subsp. brunneus var. spuria Forel, 1911e: 285; unavailable name.] Combination in Conomyrma: Kempf, 1972a: 78; in Dorymyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c: 85. Raised to species: Kempf, 1975c: 376.

Description

References

  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 78, Combination in Conomyrma)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1975c. Miscellaneous studies on neotropical ants. VI. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 18: 341-380 (page 376, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1929d. Nouvelles fourmis de la République Argentine et du Brésil. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 107: 273-316 (page 305, worker described)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 85, Combination in Dorymyrmex)