Bothriomyrmex meridionalis hispanicus

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Bothriomyrmex meridionalis hispanicus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Bothriomyrmex meridionalis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Bothriomyrmex
Species: Bothriomyrmex meridionalis hispanicus
Santschi, 1922

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


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

  • 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.


  • 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 10, raised to species)
  • Menozzi, C. 1922c. Contribution à la faune myrmécologique de l'Espagne. Bol. R. Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 22: 324-332 (page 330, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1922b. Quelques nouvelles variétés de fourmis paléarctiques. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 13: 66-68 (page 66, worker, queen described)
  • Seifert, B. 2012. A review of the West Palaearctic species of the ant genus Bothriomyrmex Emery, 1869. Myrmecological News 17: 91-104.