Dolichoderus germaini

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

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru.

This species is not known to occur in Mexico and records from Mexico likely refer to Dolichoderus diversus (Dubovikoff & Coronado-Blanco, 2017).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • germaini. Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) germaini Emery, 1894c: 237 (w.) BRAZIL. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1974b: 397 (l.). Combination in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 119; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. See also: Mackay, 1993b: 57.

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 57, see also)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 77, Combination in Dolichoderus)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1974b [1973]. Ant larvae of the subfamily Dolichoderinae: second supplement (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pan-Pac. Entomol. 49: 396-401 (page 397, larva described)