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Genus: Dorymyrmex   Mayr, 1866 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 61 valid species, 26 valid subspecies

Dorymyrmex Mayr, 1866a PDF: 494. Type-species: Dorymyrmex flavescens, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Type-species not Formica flavescens Fabricius, 1793; incorrect subsequent designation by Wheeler, 1911g PDF: 162.]
Dorymyrmex in Dolichoderidae: Ashmead, 1905c PDF: 384.
Dorymyrmex as genus: all authors.
Dorymyrmex as senior synonym of Araucomyrmex: Brown, 1973b PDF: 178 [provisional]; Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 77; Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 73; Bolton, 1994: 26; Bolton, 1995b: 27; Bolton, 2003 PDF: 86.
Dorymyrmex as senior synonym of Conomyrma: Brown, 1973b PDF: 179 [provisional]; Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 77; Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 73; Bolton, 1994: 26; Bolton, 1995b: 27; Bolton, 2003 PDF: 86.
Genus Dorymyrmex catalogues
Cresson, 1887 PDF: 257 (U.S.A.); Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 167; Emery, 1913a PDF: 36; Smith, 1951c PDF: 836 (North America); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 25, 78, 99 (Neotropical Araucomyrmex, Conomyrma, Dorymyrmex); Smith, 1979: 1419 (North America); Brandão, 1991 PDF: 327, 338, 340 (Neotropical Araucomyrmex, Conomyrma, Dorymyrmex); Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 73; Bolton, 1995b: 181.
Genus Dorymyrmex references
Mayr, 1868b PDF: 165 (diagnosis); Forel, 1878c PDF: 383 (diagnosis); André, 1903b PDF: 364 (species key); Emery, 1913a PDF: 36 (diagnosis); Gallardo, 1916b PDF: 21 (Argentina species key); Santschi, 1922c PDF: 364 (history of genus); Wheeler, 1922: 689 (subgenera key); Cole, 1942 PDF: 371 (U.S.A., Utah species key); Creighton, 1950a PDF: 348 (Nearctic species key); Kusnezov, 1952j PDF: 428 (subgenera key); Snelling, 1973b PDF: 1 (U.S.A. Conomyrma species, revision); Snelling & Hunt, 1976 PDF: 96 (Chile Araucomyrmex species key); Allred, 1982: 444 (U.S.A., Utah Conomyrma species key); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986g PDF: 57 (U.S.A., Nevada Conomyrma species key); Trager, 1988a PDF: 14 (South-eastern U.S.A. Conomyrma species revision, key); Johnson, 1989b PDF: 191 (U.S.A. Conomyrma species revision, key); Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 77 (diagnosis, review of genus); Snelling, 1995a PDF: 9 (U.S.A. species revision, key); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1049 (census); Mackay & Mackay, 2002 PDF: 222 (U.S.A., New Mexico species key); Cuezzo & Guerrero, 2012 10.1155/2012/516058 PDF: 4 (Colombia species key); Baccaro et al., 2015 10.5281/zenodo.32912 PDF: 134 (genus in Brazil); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 116 (brief male diagnosis); Guerrero, 2019 PDF: 708 (Colombia species key); Oberski, 2022 10.1093/isd/ixab022 PDF: 1 (phylogeny, divergence dating, biogeography).

Taxon Page Images:



Dorymyrmex bureni at the nest entrance. Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA.
Image © Alex Wild. // Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Galapagos Islands, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Dorymyrmex   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 24, (download) 24 21367
Dorymyrmex   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: 26, (download) 26 21008
Dorymyrmex   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Dorymyrmex nov. gen  Mayr, G., 1866, Myrmecologische Beitraege., Sitzungsberichte der Koenigliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe 53, pp. 484-517: 11-12, (download) 11-12 4365


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