Dorymyrmex santschii

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Dorymyrmex santschii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Dorymyrmex
Species: D. santschii
Binomial name
Dorymyrmex santschii
Gallardo, 1917

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

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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.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • santschii. Dorymyrmex santschii Gallardo, 1917: 50, figs. (w.) ARGENTINA. Combination in D. (Conomyrma): Santschi, 1922d: 257; in Conomyrma: Kusnezov, 1952g: 431; in Dorymyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c: 85. Subspecies of wolffhuegeli: Santschi, 1922d: 257. Revived status as species: Kusnezov, 1952g: 431.

Description

References

  • Gallardo, A. 1917. Notes critiques sur les "Formicides sud-américains nouveaux ou peu connus du Docteur Santschi.". Physis (B. Aires) 3: 48-51 (page 50, figs. worker described)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1952j [1951]. El estado real del grupo Dorymyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 10: 427-448 (page 431, Combination in Conomyrma)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1952j [1951]. El estado real del grupo Dorymyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 10: 427-448 (page 431, Revived status as species)
  • Santschi, F. 1922e. Description de nouvelles fourmis de l'Argentine et pays limitrophes. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 94: 241-262 (page 257, Combination in D. (Conomyrma))
  • Santschi, F. 1922e. Description de nouvelles fourmis de l'Argentine et pays limitrophes. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 94: 241-262 (page 257, Variety of woldffhuegeli)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 85, Combination in Dorymyrmex)