Bothriomyrmex decapitans

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Bothriomyrmex decapitans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Bothriomyrmex
Species: B. decapitans
Binomial name
Bothriomyrmex decapitans
Santschi, 1911

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Specimen Labels

At a Glance • Social parasite  

 

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria, Tunisia (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

This species is a social parasite within Tapinoma nests (specific species of Tapinoma are currently unknown).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • decapitans. Bothriomyrmex decapitans Santschi, 1911f: 78, fig. 10c (w.q.m.) TUNISIA.

Description

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