Bothriomyrmex modestus

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Bothriomyrmex modestus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Bothriomyrmex
Species: B. modestus
Binomial name
Bothriomyrmex modestus
Radchenko, 1985

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Russian Federation, Ukraine (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • modestus. Bothriomyrmex modestus Radchenko, 1985b: 64, figs. 1-13 (w.q.m.) UKRAINE.
    • Status as species: Shattuck, 1994: 35; Bolton, 1995b: 81; Seifert, 2012b: 102; Borowiec, L. 2014: 23; Radchenko, 2016: 101.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 81, catalogue)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1985c. A new ant species (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from the Ukraine. Vestn. Zool. 1985 6: 64-66 (page 64, figs. 1-13 worker, queen, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Czechowski W., A. Radchenko, W. Czechowska and K. Vepsäläinen. 2012. The ants of Poland with reference to the myrmecofauna of Europe. Fauna Poloniae 4. Warsaw: Natura Optima Dux Foundation, 1-496 pp
  • Dubovikoff D. A., and Z. M. Yusupov. 2018. Family Formicidae - Ants. In Belokobylskij S. A. and A. S. Lelej: Annotated catalogue of the Hymenoptera of Russia. Proceedingss of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences 6: 197-210.
  • Seifert B. 2012. A review of the West Palearctic species of the ant genus Bothriomyrmex Emery 1869 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecological News 17: 91-104.