Linepithema inacatum

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Linepithema inacatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Linepithema
Species: L. inacatum
Binomial name
Linepithema inacatum
Bolton, 1995



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality), Brazil.

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.




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

  • gallardoi. Linepithema gallardoi Kusnezov, 1969: 37 (m.) ARGENTINA. [Junior secondary homonym of gallardoi Brèthes, above.] Replacement name: inacatum Bolton, 1995b: 247.
  • inacatum. Linepithema inacatum Bolton, 1995b: 247. Replacement name for gallardoi Kusnezov, 1969: 37. [Junior secondary homonym of gallardoi Brèthes, 1914a: 95.] Incertae sedis in Linepithema: Wild, 2007a: 18.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 247, Replacement name)
  • Brèthes, J. 1914a. Note sur quelques Dolichodérines argentines. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 26: 93-96 (page 95, Junior secondary homonym of gallardoi)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1969. Nuevas especies de hormigas. Acta Zool. Lilloana 24: 33-38 (page 37, replacement name for gallardoi)