Dolichoderus imitator

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Dolichoderus imitator
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. imitator
Binomial name
Dolichoderus imitator
Emery, 1894

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • imitator. Dolichoderus (Dolichoderus) imitator Emery, 1894c: 230, pl. 1, fig. 12 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. See also: Mackay, 1993b: 61.

Description

Karyotype

  • 2n = 38, karyotype = 6M+28SM+4A (Brazil) (Santos et al., 2016).

References

  • Emery, C. 1894d. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. VI-XVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 26: 137-241 (page 230, pl. 1, fig. 12 worker, 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 61, see also)