Dorymyrmex goetschi

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Dorymyrmex goetschi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Dorymyrmex
Species: D. goetschi
Binomial name
Dorymyrmex goetschi
Goetsch, 1933

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Chile (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • goetschi. Dorymyrmex goetschi Goetsch, 1933: 27, fig. 1, attributed to Menozzi (w.) CHILE (indication only). Menozzi, 1935c: 322 (w., full description). Combination in D. (Araucomyrmex): Menozzi, 1935c: 322; in Araucomyrmex: Snelling & Hunt, 1976: 97; in Dorymyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c: 85. Subspecies of tener: Menozzi, 1935c: 322. Junior synonym of tener: Kusnezov, 1959: 370. Revived from synonymy and revived status as species: Snelling & Hunt, 1976: 97.



  • Goetsch, W. 1933a. Chilenische Wüsten-, Steppen- und Wald-Ameisen. Sitzungsber. Ges. Morph. Physiol. Münch. 42: 27-35 (page 27, fig. 1 worker described (indication only; attributed to Menozzi). )
  • Kusnezov, N. 1960b [1959]. La fauna de hormigas en el oeste de la Patagonia y Tierra del Fuego. Acta Zool. Lilloana 17: 321-401 (page 370?, Junior synonym of tener)
  • Menozzi, C. 1935c. Fauna Chilensis. II. (Nach Sammlungen von W. Goetsch). Le formiche del Cile. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Ökol. Geogr. Tiere 67: 319-336 (page 322, worker described, Combination in D. (Araucomyrmex), Subspecies of tener)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 85, Combination in Dorymyrmex)
  • Snelling, R. R.; Hunt, J. H. 1975. The ants of Chile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Chil. Entomol. 9: 63-129 (page 97, Combination in Araucomyrmex, Revived from synonymy and revived status as species)
  • Torres-Contreras H. & R.A. Vasquez 2004. A field experiment on the influence of load transportation and patch distance on the locomotion velocity of Dorymyrmex goetschi (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Insectes Sociaux 51: 265-270.