Dolichoderus spinicollis

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Dolichoderus spinicollis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. spinicollis
Binomial name
Dolichoderus spinicollis
(Latreille, 1817)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Venezuela.

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.

  • spinicollis. Formica spinicollis Latreille, 1817: 99, pl. 38, figs. 6-12 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Monacis: Roger, 1862a: 234; Kempf, 1959b: 232; in Hypoclinea: Mayr, 1862: 708; in Dolichoderus (Monacis): Emery, 1894c: 228; in Dolichoderus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 161; Shattuck, 1992c: 77. See also: Kempf, 1959b: 232; Mackay, 1993b: 97.



  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 161, 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 Dolichodereus (Monacis))
  • Kempf, W. W. 1959c. A revision of the Neotropical ant genus Monacis Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 225-270 (page 232, Combination in Monacis)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1959c. A revision of the Neotropical ant genus Monacis Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 225-270 (page 232, see also)
  • Latreille, P. A. 1817a. Fourmi. Pp. 51-100 in: Nouveau dictionnaire d'histoire naturelle. Nouvelle édition. Tome XII. Paris: Déterville, 608 pp. (page 99, pl. 38, figs. 6-12 worker described)
  • MacKay, W. P. 1993b. A review of the New World ants of the genus Dolichoderus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 22: 1-148 (page 97, see also)
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 708, Combination in Hypoclinea)
  • Roger, J. 1862a. Einige neue exotische Ameisen-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 6: 233-254 (page 234, Combination in Monacis)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 77, Combination in Dolichoderus)