Dorymyrmex mucronatus

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Dorymyrmex mucronatus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Dorymyrmex flavescens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Dorymyrmex
Species: Dorymyrmex mucronatus
Emery, 1906

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Dorymyrmex flavescens.


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

  • mucronatus. Dorymyrmex mucronatus Emery, 1906c: 174 (w.) ARGENTINA. Gallardo, 1916a: 35 (m.). Combination in D. (Psammomyrma): Forel, 1912h: 43. Subspecies of flavescens: Santschi, 1922b: 367. Junior synonym of flavescens: Gallardo, 1930: 144.


  • Emery, C. 1906c [1905]. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XXVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 37: 107-194 (page 174, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1912i. Formicides néotropiques. Part V. 4me sous-famille Dolichoderinae Forel. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 33-58 (page 43, Combination in D. (Psammomyrma))
  • Gallardo, A. 1916b. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Dolicoderinas. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 28: 1-130 (page 35, male described)
  • Gallardo, A. 1930. Sobre el género Dorymyrmex Mayr en la Argentina. Rev. Chil. Hist. Nat. 34: 143-148 (page 144, Junior synonym of flavescens)
  • Santschi, F. 1922c. Myrmicines, dolichodérines et autres formicides néotropiques. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 54: 345-378 (page 367, Variety of flavescens)