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Species: Dolichoderus formosus   Clark, 1930 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) formosus Clark, 1930b PDF: 265, fig. 15 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Shattuck & Marsden, 2013 PDF: 119, fig. 11.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in native veg. rural environ., 2 times found in Disturbed wandoo woodland, 1 times found in Swept off limestone mallee, 4pm, 1 times found in Thick low scrub & mallee, 1 times found in Mallee-saltbush near RH, 1 times found in Modified wandoo woodland near paddock, 1 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in open woodland near roadside.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times soil, 2 times nest under lateritic stone, 1 times under rock, 1 times soil/veg., 1 times powder bark wandoo trunk, 1 times nest under house brick, 1 times litter, 1 times Light clay soil, 1 times ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times By hand, 1 times Intercept trap.

Elevations: collected at 111 m

Type specimens: Holotype of Dolichoderus occidentalis: antweb1008171; syntype of Dolichoderus formosus: antweb1008168

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