Bothriomyrmex meridionalis

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Bothriomyrmex meridionalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Bothriomyrmex
Species: B. meridionalis
Binomial name
Bothriomyrmex meridionalis
(Roger, 1863)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria, Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, Croatia, France (type locality), Georgia, Iberian Peninsula, Montenegro, Romania, Slovakia, Spain.

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • meridionalis. Tapinoma meridionale Roger, 1863a: 165 (w.) FRANCE. André, 1882b: 218 (q.m.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1951: 190 (l.). Combination in Bothriomyrmex: Mayr, 1870b: 954. Senior synonym of hispanica: Seifert, 2012: 95. See also: Santschi, 1919i: 204; Emery, 1925e: 7. Current subspecies: nominal plus hungaricus, marocanus.
  • hispanicus. Bothriomyrmex meridionalis var. hispanicus Santschi, 1922a: 66 (w.q.) SPAIN. Menozzi, 1922b: 330 (m.). Raised to species: Emery, 1925e: 10. Junior synonym of meridionalis: Seifert, 2012: 95.

Description

References

  • André, E. 1882c. Les fourmis. [part]. Pp. 153-232 in: André, Edm. 1881-1886. Species des Hyménoptères d'Europe et d'Algérie. Tome Deuxième. Beaune: Edmond André, 919 + 48 pp. (page 218, queen, male described)
  • 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 7, see also)
  • Mayr, G. 1870b. Neue Formiciden. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 20: 939-996 (page 954, combination in Bothriomyrmex)
  • Roger, J. 1863a. Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegebenen Beschreibungen. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7: 131-214 (page 165, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1919i. Fourmis du genre Bothriomyrmex Emery. (Systématique et moeurs.). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 7: 201-224 (page 204, see also)
  • 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)