Dolichoderus taprobanae gracilipes

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Dolichoderus taprobanae gracilipes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Dolichoderini
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. taprobanae
Subspecies: D. taprobanae gracilipes
Trinomial name
Dolichoderus taprobanae gracilipes
(Mayr, 1879)

Nothing is known about the biology of Dolichoderus taprobanae gracilipes.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • gracilipes. Hypoclinea gracilipes Mayr, 1879: 658 (w.) INDIA. Combination in Dolichoderus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 159; in D. (Hypoclinea): Emery, 1894c: 229. Junior synonym of taprobanae: Forel, 1895e: 466. Revived from synonymy: Bingham, 1903: 296. Currently subspecies of taprobanae: Bingham, 1903: 296; Forel, 1912n: 61; Emery, 1913a: 14; Shattuck, 1994: 68.

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, India: Calcutta (Rothney).