Dolichoderus prolaminatus

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Dolichoderus prolaminatus
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. prolaminatus
Binomial name
Dolichoderus prolaminatus
(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.

  • prolaminatus. †Monacis prolaminata Wilson, 1985c: 20, fig. 3 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene). Combination in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 77.

Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology, without number.

Description

References

  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 77, Combination in Dolichoderus)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1985c. Ants of the Dominican amber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). 3. The subfamily Dolichoderinae. Psyche (Camb.) 92: 17-37 (page 20, fig. 3 worker described)