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Species: Dolichoderus imitator   Emery, 1894 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Dolichoderus (Dolichoderus) imitator Emery, 1894d PDF: 230, pl. 1, fig. 12 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in wet forest, 2 times found in Tropical hardwood forest, 1 times found in 1� forest, 1 times found in Pente, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on low veg., at night., 1 times stomach of Tamandua desclavados, 1 times on patio, 1 times nocturnal foragers, 1 times log stage 2, 1 times Leaf litter, 1 times hollow vine, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times foraging on low vegetation, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Winkler48h, 1 times litter sample, 1 times pan trap, 1 times search, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 60 - 1600 meters, 290 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Dolichoderus imitator: casent0905786; paralectotype of Dolichoderus imitator: casent0905039

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