Bothriomyrmex dimmocki

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Bothriomyrmex dimmocki
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tapinoma sessile)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Tapinoma
Species: Bothriomyrmex dimmocki
Wheeler, W.M., 1915

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Type Specimen Label

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


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

  • dimmocki. Bothriomyrmex dimmocki Wheeler, W.M. 1915b: 417 (w.q.) U.S.A. Combination in Tapinoma: Emery, 1925e: 19. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Dolichoderinae: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1422. Junior synonym of sessile: Shattuck, 1992c: 153.


  • Smith, D. R. 1979. Superfamily Formicoidea. Pp. 1323-1467 in: Krombein, K. V., Hurd, P. D., Smith, D. R., Burks, B. D. (eds.) Catalog of Hymenoptera in America north of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, pp. i-xvi, 1199-2209.