Dolichoderus jacobsoni

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Dolichoderus jacobsoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. jacobsoni
Binomial name
Dolichoderus jacobsoni
Forel, 1909

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Specimen Labels

Nothing is known about the biology of Dolichoderus jacobsoni.


Dill (2002) - A member of the Dolichoderus sulcaticeps species group. The workers of D. jacobsoni differ from those of the other species of the D. sulcaticeps group in the small body size (Type: HW 0.84 mm. AL 3.54 mm) and the strongly convex eyes, which, in full face view, project out beyond the lateral margins of the head (fig. III-37a). Otherwise, the workers as well as the queens exactly match the morphological definition of the species group. Despite the distinctly shorter body size of the workers of the type series, the size of the queens differs only negligibly from those of the other species of the group. Regarding its very finely reticulate, strongly shining surface, jacobsoni resembles sulcaticeps and Dolichoderus siggii, yet differs in its yellow-brown coloration.


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (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.

  • jacobsoni. Dolichoderus jacobsoni Forel, 1909d: 226 (q.) INDONESIA (Java). Combination in D. (Hypoclinea): Emery, 1913a: 14.

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 and queen, Java: Semarang (E. Jacobson) (Musee d'Histoire Naturelle Genève).