Dolichoderus burmanicus

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Dolichoderus burmanicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Dolichoderini
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. burmanicus
Binomial name
Dolichoderus burmanicus
Bingham, 1903

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Specimen Labels

Polydomous; polygynous; nest pavilions built of carton material underneath leaves of Musa or Zingiberaceae, containing brood and coccids; coccids carried into nest pavilions, and carried away after destruction of pavilions; no trophobiotic partners outside pavilions. (Rohe 1991)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Myanmar (type locality).

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.

  • burmanicus. Dolichoderus burmanicus Bingham, 1903: 293, fig. 88 (w.) MYANMAR. Combination in D. (Hypoclinea): Emery, 1913a: 13.

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, Upper Burma, above 4,000 ft.: Southern Shan States, Tuanggyi, (Bingham) (BMNH); Ruby Mines District (Bingham). Syntypes.