Doleromyrma darwiniana

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Doleromyrma darwiniana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Doleromyrma
Species: D. darwiniana
Binomial name
Doleromyrma darwiniana
(Forel, 1907)

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Specimen Label

Subspecies

Photo Gallery

  • Doleromyrma darwiniana male and alate queens in their nest. Yandoit, Victoria, Australia. Photo by Alex Wild.

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -24.96535° to -35.25833511°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality), New Zealand.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Queen

Male

Nomenclature

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

  • darwiniana. Tapinoma (Doleromyrma) darwinianum Forel, 1907a: 28 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA. Imai, Crozier & Taylor, 1977: 345 (k.). Combination in Iridomyrmex: Emery, 1913a: 24; in Doleromyrma: Shattuck, 1992a: 14. Current subspecies: nominal plus fida, leae.

Type Material

  • Tapinoma (Doleromyrma) darwinianum Forel, 1907: Syntype, 1 worker, Mt. Victoria, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia, <collector unknown>, ANIC32-001666, Australian National Insect Collection.
  • Tapinoma (Doleromyrma) darwinianum Forel, 1907: Syntype, 2 workers, Mt. Victoria, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia, Museum of Comparative Zoology.
  • Tapinoma (Doleromyrma) darwinianum Forel, 1907: Syntype, 3 workers, 1 male, Mt. Victoria, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia, Musee d'Histoire Naturelle Genève.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Briese D. T., and B. J. Macauley. 1977. Physical structure of an ant community in semi-Arid Australia
  • Clark J. 1934. Ants from the Otway Ranges. Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria 8: 48-73.
  • Majer J. D., and O. G. Nichols. 1998. Long-term recolonization patterns of ants in Western Australian rehabilitated bauxite mines with reference to their use as indicators of restoration success. Journal of Applied Ecology 35: 161-182.
  • Majer, J.D. and O.G. Nichols. 1998. Long-Term Recolonization Patterns of Ants in Western Australian Rehabilitated Bauxite Mines with Reference to Their Use as Indicators of Restoration Success. Journal of Applied Ecology 35(1):161-182
  • Taylor R. W. 1987. A checklist of the ants of Australia, New Caledonia and New Zealand (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization) Division of Entomology Report 41: 1-92.
  • York. 2000. Long-term effects of frequent low-intensity burning on ant communities in coastal blackbutt forests of southeastern Australia. Austral Ecology 25: 83-98.