Dolichoderus obliteratus

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Dolichoderus obliteratus
Temporal range: Early Miocene? Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Dolichoderini
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. obliteratus
Binomial name
Dolichoderus obliteratus
(Scudder, 1877)

Archibald et al. (2018) note that the determination of this taxon is in need of revision.



This taxon was described from Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada (Early Miocene?).



The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • obliteratus. †Hypoclinea obliterata Scudder, 1877b: 267 (wing) CANADA (Miocene).
    • Combination in Dolichoderus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 160.
    • Included as "(Dolichoderinae) obliterata" by Carpenter, 1930: 21.
    • See also: Mackay, 1993b: 79; Shattuck, 1994: 171.