Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb

X

To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print: . Accessed

· For web:


Species: Dorymyrmex grandulus   (Forel, 1922) 

Classification:
Download Data

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Prenolepis (Nylanderia) parvula var. grandula Forel, 1922b PDF: 98 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Trager, 1988a PDF: 24 (q.).
Combination in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925d PDF: 222; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 409; in Conomyrma: Trager, 1984b PDF: 64; in Dorymyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 85.
Junior synonym of Dorymyrmex parvula: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 409.
Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Trager, 1984b PDF: 64.
See also: Johnson, 1989b PDF: 192 (in key).

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic

Distribution Notes:

Lake Michigan dunes and Mississippi River bluffs

Biology:

Loess bluff prairies along Mississippi R. Glaciated sand prairie? Nests in soil.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 14 times found in pine/oak dune woodland, 0 times found in scrub/dune habitat, 1 times found in coastal dune remant, 2 times found in foredunes, under rotting log under scrub oak, 1 times found in on foredunes on Heterotheca subaxillaris, 1 times found in sandhill habitat.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager(s) (with crater nest).

Elevations: collected at 5 m

Type specimens: Lectotype of Dorymyrmex grandulus: casent0911036



See something amiss? Send us an email.
Enlarge Map