Dolichoderus diversus

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Dolichoderus diversus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. diversus
Binomial name
Dolichoderus diversus
Emery, 1894

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Specimen Labels

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil, Colombia (type locality), Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guyana, Mexico, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela.

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Queen

Nomenclature

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

  • diversus. Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) diversus Emery, 1894c: 237 (w.) COLOMBIA. Mackay, 1993b: 52 (q.m.) Combination in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 119; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Senior synonym of championi, garbei, leviusculus, mazaruni, ornatus, taeniatus, trinidadensis: Mackay, 1993b: 50. See also: Shattuck, 1994: 48.
  • championi. Dolichoderus championi Forel, 1899c: 100 (w.q.m.) MEXICO. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1951: 175 (l.). Combination in D. (Hypoclinea): Emery, 1913a: 12; in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 119; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Junior synonym of diversus: Mackay, 1993b: 50.
  • trinidadensis. Dolichoderus championi r. trinidadensis Forel, 1899c: 100 (w.) TRINIDAD. Combination in D. (Hypoclinea): Emery, 1913a: 12; in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 119; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Junior synonym of diversus: Mackay, 1993b: 50.
  • leviusculus. Dolichoderus germaini subsp. leviusculus Emery, 1906c: 173 (w.) BRAZIL. Forel, 1909a: 260 (q.). Combination in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 119; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Junior synonym of diversus: Mackay, 1993b: 50.
  • garbei. Dolichoderus germaini subsp. garbei Forel, 1911c: 305 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 119; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Junior synonym of diversus: Mackay, 1993b: 50.
  • ornatus. Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) championi var. ornatus Mann, 1916: 466 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Combination in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 119; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Junior synonym of diversus: Mackay, 1993b: 50.
  • taeniatus. Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) championi var. taeniatus Wheeler, W.M. 1916d: 329 (w.q.) COLOMBIA. [First available use of Dolichoderus championi r. trinidadensis var. taeniatus Forel, 1899c: 101; unavailable name.] Junior synonym of diversus: Mackay, 1993b: 50.
  • mazaruni. Iridomyrmex mazaruni Donisthorpe, 1939c: 152 (w.q.) GUYANA. Combination in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Junior synonym of diversus: Mackay, 1993b: 50.

Description

References

  • Dubovikoff, D.A., Cornado-Blanco, J.M. 2017. A review of the ant genus Dolichoderus Lund, 1831 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae: Dolichoderinae) of Mexico. Entomological Review 97: 1321-1331.
  • Emery, C. 1894d. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. VI-XVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 26: 137-241 (page 237, worker described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 119, Combination in Hypoclinea)
  • MacKay, W. P. 1993b. A review of the New World ants of the genus Dolichoderus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 22: 1-148 (page 52, queen, male described)
  • MacKay, W. P. 1993b. A review of the New World ants of the genus Dolichoderus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 22: 1-148 (page 50, Senior synonym of championi, garbei, leviusculus, mazaruni, ornatus, taeniatus and trinidadensis)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 77, Combination in Dolichoderus)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1994. Taxonomic catalog of the ant subfamilies Aneuretinae and Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol. 112:i-xix, 1-241. (page 48, see also)