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Species: Dorymyrmex bureni   (Trager, 1988) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Conomyrma bureni Trager, 1988a PDF: 19, figs. 2, 9, 19, 20 (w.q.) U.S.A. (Florida). Nearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: U.S.A: Florida, Alachua County, Gainesville, (J.C. Trager). Primary type depository: FSCG. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 32 paratype workers + queens. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: ABSV, AMNH, FSCG, LACM, MCZC, USNM. Type notes: 1) Trager does not specify numbers of workers and queens. 2) Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 81, also notes the presence of males in the type series, not included by Trager. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Dorymyrmex: Snelling, 1995a PDF: 7
Material of the nomen nudum Dorymyrmex edeni referred here by Trager, 1988a PDF: 19.
// Distribution


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

Distribution Notes:

South, and Illinois River sands


Unglaciated sand prairie, post oak savanna. Nests in soil.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 25 times found in pine/oak dune woodland, 22 times found in nest in ground near road, 21 times found in nest in dolomite glade, 13 times found in nest on roadside, 0 times found in scrub/dune habitat, 11 times found in pine/oak dune woodland, nest in soil, 11 times found in open maritime forest, 8 times found in longleaf pine/palmetto scrub forest, nest in sand, 0 times found in on ground in open wooded area, 8 times found in on sand dunes, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 19 times ground nest, 8 times soil, 6 times litter, 4 times soil and litter, 1 times crater nest, 2 times sandy soil, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times nest in soil, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times In Soil, 1 times foragers, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 9 times search, 12 times Berlese funnel, 0 times pitfall trap, 9 times Lindgren funnel baited with Typosan, 9 times blacklight trap, 8 times blacklight sheet, 6 times Lindgren funnel, 0 times hand collected, 4 times direct collection, 0 times bait, 2 times beating trees and shrubs, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1935 meters, 66 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1911-07-14 00:00:00.0 and 2021-12-22 00:00:00.0

Type specimens:

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