Bothriomyrmex corsicus ligurica

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Bothriomyrmex corsicus ligurica
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Bothriomyrmex corsicus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Bothriomyrmex
Species: Bothriomyrmex corsicus ligurica
Emery, 1925

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Bothriomyrmex corsicus.


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

  • liguricus. 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.). Junior synonym of corsicus: Seifert, 2012: 100.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 81, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925c. Les espèces européennes et orientales du genre Bothriomyrmex. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 56: 5-22 (page 13, fig. A7 worker described)
  • Menozzi, C. 1932a. Contributo alla conoscenza della fauna mirmecologica d'Italia. Boll. Lab. Entomol. R. Ist. Super. Agrar. Bologna 5: 8-12 (page 9, queen, male, larva described)
  • Seifert, B. 2012. A review of the West Palaearctic species of the ant genus Bothriomyrmex Emery, 1869. Myrmecological News 17: 91-104.
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1951. The ant larvae of the subfamily Dolichoderinae. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 53: 169-210 (page 190, larva described)