Dolichoderus carbonarius

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Dolichoderus carbonarius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. carbonarius
Binomial name
Dolichoderus carbonarius
Emery, 1895

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Specimen Labels


Nothing is known about the biology of Dolichoderus carbonarius.


Dill (2002) - Regarding the shape of the saddle-like propodeum, carbonarius resembles buttelli, but distinctly differs from the latter in the surface sculpturing (head only weakly shining, alitrunk less coarsely sculptured) and the shape of the pronotum (more rounded, lateral edges of dorsal face indistinct).


Malay Peninsula.

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Malaysia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • carbonarius. Dolichoderus carbonarius Emery, 1895k: 474 (footnote) (w.) WEST MALAYSIA. Combination in D. (Hypoclinea): Emery, 1913a: 13. Current subspecies: nominal plus latisquamis.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Type Material

Dill (2002) - Workers, Malay Peninsula: Perak (Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Genoa). [description in footnote]. Syntypes.