Bothriomyrmex inquilinus

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

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria, Tunisia (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • inquilinus. Bothriomyrmex inquilinus Santschi, 1919i: 209, pl. 2, figs. 14-16 (w.q.) TUNISIA.
    • Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1951: 190 (l.).
    • Subspecies of atlantis: Santschi, 1922a: 66; Shattuck, 1994: 32; Bolton, 1995b: 81.
    • Status as species: Cagniant, 1970c: 28; Seifert, 2012b: 101.

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)
  • Cagniant, H. 1970c. Deuxième liste de fourmis d'Algérie récoltées principalement en forêt. (Deuxième partie.) Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse 106: 28-40.
  • Santschi, F. 1919i. Fourmis du genre Bothriomyrmex Emery. (Systématique et moeurs.). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 7: 201-224 (page 209, pl. 2, figs. 14-16 worker, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1922b. Quelques nouvelles variétés de fourmis paléarctiques. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 13: 66-68 (page 66, variety of atlantis)
  • Seifert, B. 2012b. 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)