Bothriomyrmex turcomenicus

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Bothriomyrmex turcomenicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Bothriomyrmex
Species: B. turcomenicus
Binomial name
Bothriomyrmex turcomenicus
Emery, 1925

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Kazakhstan (type locality), Russian Federation, Turkey, Turkmenistan.

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.

  • turcomenicus. Bothriomyrmex syrius subsp. turcomenicus Emery, 1925e: 11, fig. A4 (w.) TURKMENISTAN.
    • [Misspelled as turcomanicus by Pisarski, 1970: 319, Dlussky, 1981a: 17.]
    • Subspecies of syria: Pisarski, 1967: 406; Pisarski, 1970: 319; Dlussky, 1981a: 17; Shattuck, 1994: 37; Seifert, 2012b: 102.
    • Status as species: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 171; Bolton, 1995b: 81; Borowiec, L. 2014: 24.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 81, catalogue)
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Soyunov, O. S.; Zabelin, S. I. 1990 [1989]. Ants of Turkmenistan. Ashkhabad: Ylym Press, 273 pp. (page 171, raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1925c. Les espèces européennes et orientales du genre Bothriomyrmex. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 56: 5-22 (page 11, fig. A4 worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • 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.
  • Dlussky G. M., O. S. Soyunov, and S. I. Zabelin. 1990. Ants of Turkmenistan. Ashkabad: Ylym Press, 273 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.
  • Emery, C. "Les espèces européennes et orientales du genre Bothriomyrmex." Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 56 (1925): 5-22.
  • 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.