Dolichoderus mesonotalis

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Dolichoderus mesonotalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. mesonotalis
Binomial name
Dolichoderus mesonotalis
Forel, 1907

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Peru.

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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.

  • mesonotalis. Dolichoderus mesonotalis Forel, 1907a: 26 (w.) BRAZIL. Mackay, 1993b: 77 (m.). Combination in D. (Hypoclinea): Emery, 1913a: 12; in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 120; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Senior synonym of grandii, simplex: Mackay, 1993b: 77.
  • simplex. Dolichoderus simplex Forel, 1912h: 35 (w.) PERU. Combination in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 120; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Junior synonym of mesonotalis: Mackay, 1993b: 77.
  • grandii. Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) grandii Menozzi, 1924c: 119 (w.) PERU. Combination in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 120; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Junior synonym of mesonotalis: Mackay, 1993b: 77.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1913a [1912]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dolichoderinae. Genera Insectorum 137: 1-50 (page 12, Combination in D. (Hypoclinea))
  • Forel, A. 1907d. Formicides du Musée National Hongrois. Ann. Hist.-Nat. Mus. Natl. Hung. 5: 1-42 (page 26, worker described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 120, 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 77, male described)
  • MacKay, W. P. 1993b. A review of the New World ants of the genus Dolichoderus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 22: 1-148 (page 77, Senior synonym of grandii and simplex)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 77, Combination in Dolichoderus)