Bothriomyrmex saundersi

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Bothriomyrmex saundersi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Bothriomyrmex
Species: B. saundersi
Binomial name
Bothriomyrmex saundersi
Santschi, 1922

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Gibraltar, Iberian Peninsula, Portugal, Spain (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • saundersi. Bothriomyrmex regicidus var. saundersi Santschi, 1922a: 67 (q.m.) SPAIN. Raised to species and senior synonym of rogeri: Emery, 1925e: 9.
  • rogeri. Bothriomyrmex rogeri Emery, 1924c: 168, fig. B, 1-7 (w.m.) SPAIN. Junior synonym of saundersi: Emery, 1925e: 9.



  • 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 9, raised to species, and senior synonym of rogeri)
  • Santschi, F. 1922b. Quelques nouvelles variétés de fourmis paléarctiques. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 13: 66-68 (page 67, queen, male described)