Bothriomyrmex syria

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Bothriomyrmex syria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Bothriomyrmex
Species: B. syria
Binomial name
Bothriomyrmex syria
Forel, 1910

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 43.166667° to 33.53°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Greece, Israel, Lebanon (type locality), Montenegro.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • syria. Bothriomyrmex meridionalis var. syria Forel, 1910a: 13 (w.) LEBANON.
    • Tohmé, H. & Tohmé, G. 1981: 97 (q.m.l.).
    • Subspecies of meridionalis: Emery, 1913a: 28; Wheeler, W.M. & Mann, 1916: 172; Santschi, 1919i: 205.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1925e: 11 (redescription); Menozzi, 1933b: 78; Pisarski, 1967: 406; Pisarski, 1970: 319; Tohmé, H. & Tohmé, G. 1981: 97; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b: 279 (in key); Kugler, J. 1988: 258; Shattuck, 1994: 37; Bolton, 1995b: 81; Petrov, 2006: 103 (in key); Vonshak, et al. 2009: 38; Karaman, M.G. 2011b: 62; Legakis, 2011: 23; Seifert, 2012b: 101; Borowiec, L. & Salata, 2012: 470; Borowiec, L. 2014: 24; Tohmé, G. & Tohmé, 2014: 137.

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)
  • Dubovikoff, D.A. and Longino, J. T. 2004. A new species of the genus Bothriomyrmex Emery, 1869 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dolichoderinae) from Costa Rica. Zootaxa. 776:1-10. (page 3, queen, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1925c. Les espèces européennes et orientales du genre Bothriomyrmex. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 56: 5-22 (page 11, raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1910a. Glanures myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 54: 6-32 (page 13, worker described)
  • Menozzi, C. 1933b. Le formiche della Palestina. Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 12: 49-113 (page 78, see also)
  • Ruano, F., Hefetz, A., Lenoir, A., Francke, W., Tinaut, A. 2005. Dufour's gland secretion as a repellent used during usurpation by the slave-maker ant Rossomyrmex minuchae. Journal of Insect Physiology 51, 1158–1164 (doi:10.1016/j.jinsphys.2005.06.005).
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1994. Taxonomic catalog of the ant subfamilies Aneuretinae and Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol. 112:i-xix, 1-241. (page 37, see also)
  • Tohmé, H.; Tohmé, G. 1981. Contribution à l'étude systématique et biologique de Bothriomyrmex syrius (Forel), Formicoidea, Dolichoderinae [Hym.]. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 86: 97-103 (page 97, queen, male, larva described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Abdul-Rassoul M. S., H. A. Dawah, and N. Y. Othman. 1978. Records of insect collection (Part I) in the natural history research centre, Baghdad. Bull. Nat. Hist. Res. Centre 7(2): 1-6.
  • Baroni Urbani C. 1977. Katalog der Typen von Formicidae (Hymenoptera) der Sammlung des Naturhistorischen Museums Basel (2. Teil). Mitt. Entomol. Ges. Basel (n.s.) 27: 61-102.
  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Borowiec L., and S. Salata. 2012. Ants of Greece - Checklist, comments and new faunistic data (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus 23(4): 461-563.
  • 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
  • Emery C. 1913. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dolichoderinae. Genera Insectorum 137: 1-50.
  • Emery, C. "Les espèces européennes et orientales du genre Bothriomyrmex." Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 56 (1925): 5-22.
  • Forel A. 1910. Glanures myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 54: 6-32.
  • Hage Chanine-Hanna N. 1981. Nouvelle description de Tapinoma simrothi var phoenicium (Emery) (Hym-Formicoidae-Dolichoderinae) sur les exemplaires de la région cotière de Hadath-Liban. Ecologia Mediterranea 7(1): 155-161.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection
  • Kugler J. 1988. The zoogeography of Israel. 9. The zoogeography of social insects of Israel and Sinai. Monographiae biologicae 62: 251-275.
  • Petrov I. Z. 2008. Notes on the currently known ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Montenegro. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum 1: 243-254.
  • Seifert B. 2012. A review of the West Palearctic species of the ant genus Bothriomyrmex Emery 1869 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecological News 17: 91-104.
  • Shattuck S. O. 1994. Taxonomic catalog of the ant subfamilies Aneuretinae and Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). University of California Publications in Entomology 112: i-xix, 1-241.
  • Tohme G. 1996. Formicidae. Etude de la diversité biologique n° 4 . Ministère de l’Agriculture à Beyrouth (Eds.). P85-87.
  • Tohme G., and H. Tohme. 2014. Nouvelles liste des especes de fourmis du Liban (Hymenoptera, Formicoidea). Lebanese Science Journal 15(1): 133-141.
  • Tohmé H., and G. Tohmé. 1981. Contribution à l'étude systématique et biologique de Bothriomyrmex syrius (Forel), Formicoidea, Dolichoderinae [Hym.]. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 86: 97-103.
  • Vonshak M., and A. Ionescu-Hirsch. 2009. A checklist of the ants of Israel (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Israel Journal of Entomology 39: 33-55.
  • Wheeler W. M. and W. M. Mann. 1916. The ants of the Phillips Expedition to Palestine during 1914. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 60: 167-174.
  • Wheeler W. M., and W. M. Mann. 1916. The ants of the Phillips Expedition to Palestine during 1914. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 60: 167-174.