Dolichoderus rufescens

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Dolichoderus rufescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. rufescens
Binomial name
Dolichoderus rufescens
Mann, 1912

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Queen

Nomenclature

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

  • rufescens. Dolichoderus (Monacis) debilis var. rufescens Mann, 1912: 40 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. Combination in Monacis: Kempf, 1959b: 252; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Raised to species: Kempf, 1959b: 252. See also: Mackay, 1993b: 90.

Description

References

  • Kempf, W. W. 1959c. A revision of the Neotropical ant genus Monacis Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 225-270 (page 252, Combination in Monacis)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1959c. A revision of the Neotropical ant genus Monacis Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 225-270 (page 252, Raised to species)
  • MacKay, W. P. 1993b. A review of the New World ants of the genus Dolichoderus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 22: 1-148 (page 90, see also)
  • Mann, W. M. 1912. Parabiosis in Brazilian ants. Psyche (Camb.) 19: 36-41 (page 40, worker, queen, male described)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 77, Combination in Dolichoderus)