Dolichoderus mucronifer

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Dolichoderus mucronifer
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. mucronifer
Binomial name
Dolichoderus mucronifer
(Roger, 1862)
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: French Guiana (type locality), Suriname.


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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.

  • mucronifer. Monacis mucronifera Roger, 1862a: 236 (w.) FRENCH GUIANA. Santschi, 1921g: 100 (q.); Kempf, 1959b: 236 (m.). Combination in Hypoclinea: Mayr, 1863: 423; in Dolichoderus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 160; in D. (Monacis): Emery, 1894c: 228; in Monacis: Kempf, 1959b: 235; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Senior synonym of ensiger: Forel, 1911c: 306. See also: Mackay, 1993b: 79.
  • ensiger. Dolichoderus spinicollis subsp. ensiger Forel, 1910a: 31 (w.) SURINAM. Junior synonym of mucronifer: Forel, 1911c: 306.

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 160, 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 D. (Monacis))
  • Forel, A. 1911e. Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.). Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1911: 285-312 (page 306, Senior synonym of ensiger)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1959c. A revision of the Neotropical ant genus Monacis Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 225-270 (page 236, male described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1959c. A revision of the Neotropical ant genus Monacis Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 225-270 (page 235, Combination in Monacis)
  • MacKay, W. P. 1993b. A review of the New World ants of the genus Dolichoderus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 22: 1-148 (page 79, see also)
  • Mayr, G. 1863a. Formicidarum index synonymicus. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 13: 385-460 (page 423, Combination in Hypoclinea)
  • Roger, J. 1862a. Einige neue exotische Ameisen-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 6: 233-254 (page 236, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1921g. Ponerinae, Dorylinae et quelques autres formicides néotropiques. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 54: 81-103 (page 100, queen described)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 77, Combination in Dolichoderus)