Dilobocondyla didita

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Dilobocondyla didita
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Dilobocondyla
Species: D. didita
Binomial name
Dilobocondyla didita
(Walker, 1859)

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Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • didita. Atta didita Walker, 1859: 375 (w.) SRI LANKA. Combination in Aphaenogaster: Dalla Torre, 1893: 102; in Dilobocondyla: Donisthorpe: 1932b: 576. Senior synonym of escherichi: Donisthorpe: 1932b: 576.
  • escherichi. Atopomyrmex escherichi Forel, 1911i: 223 (w.) SRI LANKA. Combination in Dilobocondyla: Forel, 1913k: 64. Junior synonym of didita: Donisthorpe, 1932b: 576.



  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 102, Combination in Aphaenogaster)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932b. On the identity of some ants from Ceylon described by F. Walker. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(9): 574-576 (page 576, Combination in Dilobocondyla, and senior synonym of escherichi)
  • Walker, F. 1859. Characters of some apparently undescribed Ceylon insects. [part]. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 3(4): 370-376 (page 375, worker described)