Dolichoderus occidentalis

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Dolichoderus occidentalis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Dolichoderus formosus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: Dolichoderus occidentalis
Clark, 1930

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Dolichoderus formosus.

Nomenclature

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

  • occidentalis. Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) occidentalis Clark, 1930b: 268, fig. 12 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of formosus: Shattuck & Marsden, 2013: 119.

References

  • Clark, J. 1930b. The Australian ants of the genus Dolichoderus (Formicidae). Sugenus Hypoclinea Mayr. Aust. Zool. 6: 252-268 (page 268, fig. 12 worker described)
  • Shattuck, S.O. & Marsden, S. 2013. Australian species of the ant genus Dolichoderus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 3716, 101–143 (doi 10.11646/zootaxa.3716.2.1).