Dorymyrmex alboniger

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Dorymyrmex alboniger
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Dorymyrmex
Species: D. alboniger
Binomial name
Dorymyrmex alboniger
Forel, 1914

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




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

  • alboniger. Dorymyrmex alboniger Forel, 1914d: 283 (q.) ARGENTINA. Combination in D. (Spinomyrma): Kusnezov, 1952g: 429. See also: Gallardo, 1916a: 42.



  • Forel, A. 1914d. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 50: 211-288 (page 283, queen described)
  • Gallardo, A. 1916b. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Dolicoderinas. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 28: 1-130 (page 42, see also)
  • Kusnezov, N.; Golbach, R. 1952 [1951]. Lista de las especies argentinas de la tribu Dacetini, Hymenoptera, Formicidae. Acta Zool. Lilloana 10: 423-426 (page 429, Combination in D. (Spinomyrma))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Gallardo A. 1916. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Dolicoderinas. Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Buenos Aires 28: 1-130.