Dolichoderus lugens

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

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia (type locality), Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname.

Records of this South American species for Mexico are based on misidentifications as the reported specimens belong to Camponotus striatus (Dubovikoff & Coronado-Blanco, 2017).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • lugens. Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) lugens Emery, 1894c: 239, pl. 1, fig. 17 (w.) BOLIVIA. Mackay, 1993b: 72 (q.m.). Combination in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 120; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77.

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