Dorymyrmex tener

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Dorymyrmex tener
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Dorymyrmex
Species: D. tener
Binomial name
Dorymyrmex tener
Mayr, 1868

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, 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.

  • tener. Dorymyrmex tener Mayr, 1868b: 166 (w.) CHILE. Emery, 1906c: 175 (q.m.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1951: 184 (l.). Combination in D. (Conomyrma): Forel, 1915c: 359; in Araucomyrmex: Gallardo, 1919b: 250; in Dorymyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c: 85. Current subspecies: nominal plus donisthorpei.



  • Emery, C. 1906c [1905]. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XXVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 37: 107-194 (page 175, queen, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1915c. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. IIe partie. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 50: 335-364 (page 359, Combination in D. (Conomyrma))
  • Gallardo, A. 1919b. Hormigas del Neuquén y Río Negro. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 30: 243-254 (page 250, Combination in Araucomyrmex)
  • Mayr, G. 1868b. Formicidae novae Americanae collectae a Prof. P. de Strobel. Annu. Soc. Nat. Mat. Modena 3: 161-178 (page 166, worker described)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 85, Combination in Dorymyrmex)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1951. The ant larvae of the subfamily Dolichoderinae. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 53: 169-210 (page 184, larva described)