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Species: Dorymyrmex flavescens   Mayr, 1866 

Classification:
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See Also:

Dorymyrmex flavescens jactans, Dorymyrmex flavescens mandibularis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Dorymyrmex flavescens Mayr, 1866a PDF: 495 (q.m.) ARGENTINA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Santschi, 1922c PDF: 366 (w.).
Senior synonym of Dorymyrmex mucronatus: Gallardo, 1930 PDF: 144.
See also: Gallardo, 1916b PDF: 28.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Mayr, G., 1866, Myrmecologische Beitraege., Sitzungsberichte der Koenigliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe 53, pp. 484-517

D. flavescensHNS Fabr.

( Formica flavescensHNS Fabr. Ent. syst. II pag. 353) .. Femina: Long. 8 mm Testaceo-flava, nitida, subtilissime coriaceo-rugulosa, mandibularum margine masticatorio et abdominis dorso partim fuscis, thoracis dorso paulo infuscata, oculis nigris, alis hyalinis.

Die Mandibeln sind grob zerstreut punktirt. Das Mesonotum hat ziemlich kurze, gelbe, aufrechte Haare; der Hinterleib ist oben spaerlich, unten, so wie die Schienen, reichlicher abstehend behaart.

Mas: Long. 4 mm Testaceo-flavus, oculis nigris, nitidus, parce pilosus, sublaevis.

Der Arbeiter ist mir nicht bekannt.

Aus Mendoza in Suedamerika, im zoologischen Museum in Halle.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in dunes, 1 times found in nest in soil, riparian vegetation, sandy loam with stones.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1774 meters, 1189 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Dorymyrmex flavescens: casent0915584; syntype of Dorymyrmex mucronatus: casent0905111



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