Dolichoderus dibolius

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Dolichoderus dibolius
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene
Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. dibolius
Binomial name
Dolichoderus dibolius
Wilson, 1985

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Dominican amber, Dominican Republic (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • dibolius. †Dolichoderus dibolia Wilson, 1985c: 18, fig. 1 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene). See also: Mackay, 1993b: 49.

Holotype: Florida State Collection of Arthropods , without number.

Description

References

  • MacKay, W. P. 1993b. A review of the New World ants of the genus Dolichoderus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 22: 1-148 (page 49, see also)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1985c. Ants of the Dominican amber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). 3. The subfamily Dolichoderinae. Psyche (Camb.) 92: 17-37 (page 18, fig. 1 worker described)