Dolichoderus semirufus

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Dolichoderus semirufus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Dolichoderus taprobanae)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: Dolichoderus semirufus
André, 1887

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Dolichoderus taprobanae.

Nomenclature

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

  • semirufus. Dolichoderus semirufus André, 1887: 288 (w.) VIETNAM. Junior synonym of gracilipes: Emery, 1889b: 509 (footnote); of taprobanae: Forel, 1895e: 466; Bingham, 1903: 296.

References

  • André, E. 1887. Description de quelques fourmis nouvelles ou imparfaitement connues. Rev. Entomol. (Caen) 6: 280-298 (page 288, worker described)
  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 296, Junior synonym of taprobanae)
  • Emery, C. 1889c. Formiche di Birmania e del Tenasserim raccolte da Leonardo Fea (1885-87). [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 27[=(2)(7): 485-512 (page 509, (footnote) Junior synonym of gracilipes)
  • Forel, A. 1895f. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part V. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 9: 453-472 (page 466, Junior synonym of taprobanae)