Dolichoderus abruptus

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Dolichoderus abruptus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. abruptus
Binomial name
Dolichoderus abruptus
(Smith, F., 1858)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Ecuador, Peru.


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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.

  • abruptus. Formica abrupta Smith, F. 1858b: 45 (w.) BRAZIL. Mackay, 1993b: 32 (q.m.). Combination in Hypoclinea: Mayr, 1863: 423; Kempf, 1972a: 118; in Dolichoderus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 156; in Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea): Emery, 1894c: 228; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Junior synonym of bidens: Roger, 1862b: 285. Revived from synonymy: Mayr, 1863: 423. Senior synonym of ursus: Mackay, 1993b: 33.
  • ursus. Hypoclinea ursus Mayr, 1866a: 499 (q.) ECUADOR. Combination in Dolichoderus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 162; in D. (Hypoclinea): Emery, 1894c: 228; in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 120; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Junior synonym of abruptus: Mackay, 1993b: 32.

Description

References

  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 156, Combination in Dolichoderus)
  • Emery, C. 1894d. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. VI-XVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 26: 137-241 (page 228, Combination in Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea))
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 118, 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 32, queen, male described)
  • MacKay, W. P. 1993b. A review of the New World ants of the genus Dolichoderus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 22: 1-148 (page 33, Senior synonym of ursus)
  • Mayr, G. 1863a. Formicidarum index synonymicus. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 13: 385-460 (page 423, Combination in Hypoclinea)
  • Mayr, G. 1863a. Formicidarum index synonymicus. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 13: 385-460 (page 423, Revived from synonymy)
  • Roger, J. 1862c. Synonymische Bemerkungen. 1. Ueber Formiciden. Berl. Entomol. Z. 6: 283-297 (page 285, Junior synonym of bidens)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 77, Combination in Dolichoderus)
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 45, worker described)