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



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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.

  • syria. Bothriomyrmex meridionalis var. syria Forel, 1910a: 13 (w.) LEBANON. Tohmé, H. & Tohmé, G. 1981: 97 (q.m.l.). Raised to species: Emery, 1925e: 11. See also: Menozzi, 1933b: 78; Shattuck, 1994: 37.



  • 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)
  • 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)