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Species: Dorymyrmex bicolor   Wheeler, 1906 

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(Donisthorpe, 1933)

See Also:

Dorymyrmex bicolor_cf, Dorymyrmex bicolor_nr

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Dorymyrmex pyramicus var. bicolor Wheeler, 1906i PDF: 342 (w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Gallardo, 1916b PDF: 63 (q.); Crozier, 1970a PDF: 114 (k.).
Combination in Dorymyrmex (Conomyrma): Gallardo, 1916b PDF: 63; in Dorymyrmex (Biconomyrma): Kusnezov, 1952j PDF: 430; in Conomyrma: Snelling, 1973b PDF: 4; in Dorymyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 85.
Raised to species: Kusnezov, 1952j PDF: 430; Cole, 1958b PDF: 130.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

collected from the Chiricahua Mtns, Cochise Co.


[eg. SPC6347]

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in desert, 4 times found in grassland, 4 times found in chaparral, 2 times found in agricultural/oak woodland edge, 2 times found in desert scrub, 4 times found in creosote mesquite desert, 1 times found in Oak and redshank chaparral, 2 times found in sand dunes, 1 times found in suburban, 1 times found in coastal sage scrub, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times ground nest, 1 times at telephone booth, 3 times on ground, 3 times nest in soil, 2 times crater nests in sand, 1 times on roadside, 1 times on down woody debris, 3 times ground forager(s), 1 times side of road, 1 times Pheidole recruitment trail on ground, 1 times nests in gravel driveway, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 16 times hand collecting, 6 times search, 1 times at bait|sugar, 3 times at bait|cookie, 1 times at bait|cookie, surface, 3 times direct collection, 1 times hand coll., 2 times hand collection, 1 times hand collected, 1 times Malaise, 1 times pitfall, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 3730 meters, 889 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Dorymyrmex bicolor: casent0911522

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