Dolichoderus thoracicus rufescens

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Dolichoderus thoracicus rufescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Dolichoderini
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. thoracicus
Subspecies: D. thoracicus rufescens
Trinomial name
Dolichoderus thoracicus rufescens
Stitz, 1925

Nothing is known about the biology of Dolichoderus thoracicus rufescens.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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.

  • rufescens. Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) bituberculatus var. rufescens Stitz, 1925: 123 (w.) BORNEO. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of rufescens Mann (Bolton, 1995b: 176).] Currently subspecies of thoracicus: Shattuck, 1994: 71.

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 (Pagel). [preocc. by Dolichoderus (Monacis) debilis var. rufescens Mann, 1912: 40]