Dolichoderus quadripunctatus japonicus

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Dolichoderus quadripunctatus japonicus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Dolichoderus sibiricus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Dolichoderini
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: Dolichoderus quadripunctatus japonicus
Yoshioka, 1939

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Dolichoderus sibiricus.

Nomenclature

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

  • japonicus. Dolichoderus quadripunctatus subsp. japonicus Yoshioka, 1939: 70 (w.) JAPAN. Junior synonym of sibiricus: Yasumatsu, 1941: 182.

References

  • Yasumatsu, K. 1941a. On the ants of the genus Dolichoderus of Angaran element from the Far East (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Kontyû 14: 177-183 (page 182, Junior synonym of sibiricus)
  • Yoshioka, H. 1939b. A new ant of the genus Dolichoderus from Japan. Trans. Kansai Entomol. Soc. 8: 70-71 (page 70, worker described)