Dolichoderus gibbus

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Dolichoderus gibbus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Dolichoderini
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. gibbus
Binomial name
Dolichoderus gibbus
(Smith, F., 1861)

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Specimen Labels

Nothing is known about the biology of Dolichoderus gibbus.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality), Sulawesi.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • gibbus. Formica (Tapinoma) gibba Smith, F. 1861b: 38 (w.) INDONESIA (Sulawesi). Combination in Dolichoderus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 159.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Type Material

Dill (2002) - Workers, Celebes, Tondano (Oxford University Museum of Natural History). Syntypes.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Formica (Tapinoma) gibba

Two worker syntypes in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “Tond.” Two more specimens are present, with the Smith label “Tond 3.”