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Species: Dolichoderus decollatus   Smith, 1858 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Dolichoderus decollatus Smith, 1858a PDF: 75 (w.q.) GUYANA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest clearing, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in scrubby riparian forest, 1 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times foragers, 1 times on recent treefall, 1 times on recent tree-fall, 1 times nest in part of small termite nest, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times ground forager, 1 times general collection, 1 times general collecting, 1 times foraging columns.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search, 1 times Hand, 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 100 - 665 meters, 381 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Dolichoderus decollatus: casent0902943; syntype of Dolichoderus capitatus: casent0915335

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