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Species: Dorymyrmex tener   Mayr, 1868 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Dorymyrmex tener Mayr, 1868b PDF: 166 (w.) ARGENTINA (Mendoza). Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: Argentina: Mendoza, Uspallata, 3000 m., i.1866 (P. Strobel) (by restriction of Kempf, 1972b PDF: 25). Primary type depositories: BMNH, NHMW. Type notes: Other original syntype locality: Argentina: between Mendoza and Santa Rosa de los Andes (P. Strobel). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1906c PDF: 175 (q.m.); Gallardo, 1919b PDF: 250 (q.m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1951 PDF: 184 (l.).
Combination in Araucomyrmex: Gallardo, 1919b PDF: 250; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 25.
Combination in Dorymyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 85.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Chile
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Forel, A., 1911, Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.)., Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1911, pp. 285-312

Dorymyrmex tener MayrHNS.

[[worker]]. Rio Tapungato, Cordillera de Mendoza, Argentinien, 2300-2500 m (Dr. Wolffhügel). Stimmt völlig mit Mayrs Beschreibung überein.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Andean steppe, low patchy vegetation, 1 times found in Andean steppe; scattered brush and grasses, 1 times found in coastal scrub; fine soils, 1 m plus shrubs with abundant open areas, 1 times found in coastal scrub; very open, fine soils, scattered brush and cactus, 1 times found in dune assoc., 1 times found in shrub steppe.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ground nest, 2 times under stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 2600 meters, 546 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1966-05-30 00:00:00.0 and 2019-02-16 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Dorymyrmex tener: casent0902987, casent0915586

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