Bothriomyrmex corsicus

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Bothriomyrmex corsicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Bothriomyrmex
Species: B. corsicus
Binomial name
Bothriomyrmex corsicus
Santschi, 1923

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France (type locality), Greece, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Montenegro, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine.


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Biology

Castes

Worker

Queen

Nomenclature

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

  • corsicus. Bothriomyrmex meridionalis var. corsica Santschi, 1923a: 136 (q.) FRANCE (Corsica).
    • Emery, 1925e: 12 (w.); Bernard, 1967: 266 (m.).
    • Status as species: Emery, 1925e: 12; Bernard, 1967: 266 (redescription); Kutter, 1968a: 60; Kutter, 1968b: 205; Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 163; Collingwood, 1978: 87 (in key); Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b: 279 (in key); Shattuck, 1994: 32; Bolton, 1995b: 81; Petrov, 2006: 102 (in key); Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowsky, 2009: 477; Seifert, 2012b: 100 (redescription); Borowiec, L. & Salata, 2012: 469; Kiran & Karaman, 2012: 4; Borowiec, L. & Salata, 2013: 351; Borowiec, L. 2014: 22; Lebas, et al. 2016: 108; Radchenko, 2016: 100; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c: 43; Seifert, 2018: 248.
    • Senior synonym of gallicus: Bernard, 1967: 266; Seifert, 2012b: 100; Radchenko, 2016: 100.
    • Senior synonym of gibbus: Seifert, 2012b: 100; Radchenko, 2016: 100.
    • Senior synonym of ligurica: Seifert, 2012b: 100; Radchenko, 2016: 100.
    • Senior synonym of menozzii: Seifert, 2012b: 100; Radchenko, 2016: 100.
  • gallicus. Bothriomyrmex corsicus subsp. gallicus Emery, 1925e: 13, figs. A8, B5, C5 (w.q.m.) SWITZERLAND, FRANCE.
    • Subspecies of corsicus: Santschi, 1927b: 127; Novák & Sadil, 1941: 97 (in key); Bernard, 1950a: 20.
    • Status as species: Kutter, 1971: 269; Kutter, 1977c: 176; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b: 279 (in key); Shattuck, 1994: 34; Bolton, 1995b: 81; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowsky, 2009: 477.
    • Junior synonym of corsicus: Bernard, 1967: 266; Seifert, 2012b: 100; Radchenko, 2016: 100.
  • gibbus. Bothriomyrmex meridionalis subsp. gibbus Soudek, 1925a: 35 (w.q.m.) CZECH REPUBLIC (date of publication 15.iii.1925).
    • [Also described as new by Soudek, 1925c: 216, figs. 1-10 (date of publication (31.xii).1925).]
    • Subspecies of meridionalis: Soudek, 1931: 12.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1925e: 14 (redescription); Stitz, 1939: 226; Novák & Sadil, 1941: 96 (in key); Kutter, 1963: 130; Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 165; Arnol’di & Dlussky, 1978: 548 (in key); Collingwood, 1978: 87 (in key); Bernard, 1967: 265 (redescription); Kutter, 1968a: 60; Kutter, 1968b: 205; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a: 57; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b: 279 (in key); Collingwood, 1993b: 195; Shattuck, 1994: 34; Bolton, 1995b: 81; Poldi, et al. 1995: 6; Dubovikoff, 2004: 442; Petrov, 2006: 102 (in key); Werner & Wiezik, 2007: 142; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowsky, 2009: 478; Lapeva-Gjonova, et al. 2010: 33; Karaman, M.G. 2011b: 62; Legakis, 2011: 23.
    • Junior synonym of corsicus: Seifert, 2012b: 100; Radchenko, 2016: 100.
  • ligurica. Bothriomyrmex corsicus var. ligurica Emery, 1925e: 13, fig. A7 (w.) ITALY.
    • Menozzi, 1932a: 9 (q.m.l.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1951: 190 (l.).
    • Subspecies of corsicus: Menozzi, 1932a: 9; Grandi, 1935: 102; Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 164; Shattuck, 1994: 32; Bolton, 1995b: 81.
    • Status as species: Poldi, et al. 1995: 6.
    • Junior synonym of corsicus: Seifert, 2012b: 100; Radchenko, 2016: 100.
  • menozzii. Bothriomyrmex menozzii Emery, 1925e: 17, figs. B8, C8 (q.m.) ITALY.
    • Kutter, 1971: 270 (w.).
    • Status as species: Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 166; Kutter, 1977c: 176; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b: 279 (in key); Shattuck, 1994: 35; Bolton, 1995b: 81; Poldi, et al. 1995: 6; Markó & Csösz, 2002: 117; Petrov, 2006: 102 (in key); Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowsky, 2009: 478; Lapeva-Gjonova, et al. 2010: 33; Csösz, et al. 2011: 58.
    • Junior synonym of corsicus: Seifert, 2012b: 100; Radchenko, 2016: 100.

Type Material

Bothriomyrmex meridionalis gibbus

Dubovikov (2002) - Lectotype (designated here): W, “[Transcriptio] Moravia centr., Moravsky kras, Suchy Zleb, 15.IV.1923, St. Soudek leg.,” “Collectio J. Slavicek, Moravske museum, Brno,” "Bothriomyrmex meridianalis gibbus ssp. n. St. Soudek det.,” “syntypus,” “invent no. 1190 [Ent.] Mor. Museum, Brno,” “Lectotype Bothriomyrmex gibbus Soudek, 1924 Dubovikoff des.” (MMB, Moravian Museum, Brno, Czech Republic). Paralectotypes: 3 W, labels as in lectotype, but nos. 1187-1189 (MMB).

Shattuck (1994) erroneously stated that the types of B. gibbus are housed in the Museum of Natural History, Basel.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Karyotype

  • n = 11 (Italy) (Hauschteck-Jungen & Jungen, 1983) (as Bothriomyrmex gibbus).

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