Dolichoderus semirugosus

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Dolichoderus semirugosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Dolichoderini
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. semirugosus
Binomial name
Dolichoderus semirugosus
(Mayr, 1870)

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Specimen Labels


Dill (2002) - A member of the Dolichoderus sulcaticeps species group. Dolichoderus semirugosus can easily be distinguished from all other species of the Dolichoderus sulcaticeps group by its very coarse surface sculpturing. Head, entire alitrunk, and petiolus are coarsely areolate-rugosely wrinkled, dark-brown to black and matt. The species that comes closest to semirugosus regarding the sculpturing is Dolichoderus crawleyi. However, the sculpturing of semirugosus is distinctly coarser, and, moreover, its alitrunk is less shining and more robust.


Borneo: Sarawak. Peninsular Malaysia. Thailand.

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo (type locality), Indonesia, Malaysia.
Oriental Region: Thailand.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • semirugosus. Hypoclinea semirugosa Mayr, 1870b: 956 (diagnosis in key) (w.) BORNEO. Combination in Dolichoderus: Emery, 1887a: 254; Shattuck, 1992c: 77.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Type Material

Dill (2002) - Workers, Borneo: Sarawak (Doria) (The Natural History Museum, Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna) [description in key]. Syntypes.