Bothriomyrmex breviceps

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Bothriomyrmex breviceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Bothriomyrmex
Species: B. breviceps
Binomial name
Bothriomyrmex breviceps
Santschi, 1919

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 36.483333° to 34.74°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Tunisia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • breviceps. Bothriomyrmex breviceps Santschi, 1919i: 207, pl. 2, figs. 3, 4 (w.q.m.) TUNISIA.
    • Status as species: Cagniant, 1968a: 145; Shattuck, 1994: 32; Bolton, 1995b: 81; Seifert, 2012b: 101; Borowiec, L. 2014: 22.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 81, catalogue)
  • Santschi, F. 1919i. Fourmis du genre Bothriomyrmex Emery. (Systématique et moeurs.). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 7: 201-224 (page 207, pl. 2, figs. 3, 4 worker, queen, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Baroni Urbani C. 1977. Katalog der Typen von Formicidae (Hymenoptera) der Sammlung des Naturhistorischen Museums Basel (2. Teil). Mitt. Entomol. Ges. Basel (n.s.) 27: 61-102.
  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Santschi, F. "Fourmis du genre "Bothriomyrmex" Emery (Systematique et moeurs)." Revue zoologique Africaine 7(3) (1919): 201-224.
  • Seifert B. 2012. A review of the West Palearctic species of the ant genus Bothriomyrmex Emery 1869 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecological News 17: 91-104.
  • Shattuck S. O. 1994. Taxonomic catalog of the ant subfamilies Aneuretinae and Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). University of California Publications in Entomology 112: i-xix, 1-241.