Dolichoderus decollatus

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Dolichoderus decollatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. decollatus
Binomial name
Dolichoderus decollatus
Smith, F., 1858

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana (type locality), Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Queen

Nomenclature

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

  • decollatus. Dolichoderus decollatus Smith, F. 1858b: 75 (w.q.) GUYANA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1951: 178 (l.). Senior synonym of capitatus, neglectus: Mackay, 1993b: 48.
  • capitatus. Dolichoderus capitatus Santschi, 1921g: 99 (w.) FRENCH GUIANA. Junior synonym of decollatus: Mackay, 1993b: 48.
  • neglectus. Dolichoderus decollatus subsp. neglectus Menozzi, 1935b: 197, fig. 3B (w.q.) GUYANA. Raised to species: Kempf, 1969: 291. Junior synonym of decollatus: Mackay, 1993b: 48.

Description

Karyotype

  • 2n = 38, karyotype = 6M+32SM (Brazil) (Santos et al., 2016).

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