Dolichoderus spurius

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Dolichoderus spurius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. spurius
Binomial name
Dolichoderus spurius
Forel, 1903

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • spurius. Dolichoderus bidens var. spurius Forel, 1903c: 258 (w.q.) TRINIDAD. Combination in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 119; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Subspecies of bidens: Forel, 1912h: 34. Raised to species and senior synonym of albatus: Mackay, 1993b: 97.
  • albatus. Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) bidens subsp. albatus Viehmeyer, 1922: 213 (w.) PERU. Combination in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 119; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Junior synonym of spurius: Mackay, 1993b: 97.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1903e. Mélanges entomologiques, biologiques et autres. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 47: 249-268 (page 258, worker, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1912i. Formicides néotropiques. Part V. 4me sous-famille Dolichoderinae Forel. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 33-58 (page 34, Race of bidens)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 119, 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 97, Raised to species, and senior synonym of albatus)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 77, Combination in Dolichoderus)