Dolichoderus quadridenticulatus

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

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela.


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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • gibbosa. Formica gibbosa Smith, F. 1858b: 19 (w.) BRAZIL (not India). [Junior primary homonym of Formica gibbosa Latreille, 1798: 50 (now in Aphaenogaster).] Combination in Dolichoderus: Mayr, 1886c: 354; in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 119. Senior synonym of quadridenticulatus: Mayr, 1886c: 354; Emery, 1894c: 235, and hence quadridenticulatus first available replacement name for gibbosa Smith, F.
  • quadridenticulatus. Formica quadridenticulata Roger, 1862c: 287 (q.) "Südamerika". Mayr, 1862: 706 (w.). Mackay, 1993b: 87 (q.m.). Combination in Hypoclinea: Mayr, 1862: 706; in Dolichoderus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 159. Junior synonym of gibbosa: Mayr, 1886c: 354; Emery, 1894c: 235, hence first available replacement name for Formica gibbosa Smith, F. 1858b: 19. [Junior primary homonym of Formica gibbosa Latreille, 1798: 50.] Senior synonym of analis, gibbosoanalis, integra, nitidior: Mackay, 1993b: 86.
  • analis. Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) analis Emery, 1894c: 236 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Combination in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 118; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Subspecies of gibbosus: Forel, 1912h: 34. Revived status as species: Mann, 1916: 465. Junior synonym of quadridenticulatus: Mackay, 1993b: 86.
  • nitidior. Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) gibbosus var. nitidior Emery, 1894c: 235 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 120; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Subspecies of quadridenticulatus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Junior synonym of quadridenticulatus: Mackay, 1993b: 86.
  • integra. Dolichoderus gibbosus var. integra Forel, 1911c: 306 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Hypoclinea: Kempf, 1972a: 120; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Subspecies of quadridenticulatus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Junior synonym of quadridenticulatus: Mackay, 1993b: 86.
  • gibbosoanalis. Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) gibbosus var. gibbosoanalis Forel, 1922: 98 (w.) VENEZUELA. Subspecies of quadridenticulatus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77. Junior synonym of quadridenticulatus: Mackay, 1993b: 86.

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 159, Combination in Dolichoderus)
  • Emery, C. 1894d. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. VI-XVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 26: 137-241 (page 235, Junior synonym of gibbosa hence first available replacement name for Formica gibbosa Smith, F. 1858b: 19.)
  • Mackay, W. P. 1993b. A review of the New World ants of the genus Dolichoderus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 22: 1-148 (page 87, 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 86, Senior synonym of analis, gibbosoanalis, integra and nitidior)
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 706, worker described)
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 706, Combination in Hypoclinea)
  • Mayr, G. 1886c. Notizen über die Formiciden-Sammlung des British Museum in London. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 36: 353-368 (page 354, Junior synonym of gibbosa hence first available replacement name for Formica gibbosa Smith, F. 1858b: 19.)
  • Roger, J. 1862c. Synonymische Bemerkungen. 1. Ueber Formiciden. Berl. Entomol. Z. 6: 283-297 (page 287, queen described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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