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Species: Dolichoderus schulzi   Emery, 1894 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Dolichoderus schulzi Emery, 1894d PDF: 233 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Kempf, 1959c: 255 (q.); MacKay, 1993b PDF: 92 (m.).
Combination in Monacis: Kempf, 1959c: 254; in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 77.
Senior synonym of Dolichoderus biolleyi, Dolichoderus columbica: Kempf, 1959c: 254.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Costa Rica south to Peru, Amazonian Brazil.


Natural History:

I know this species from Canopy fogging samples at La Selva Biological Station, and two collections from fresh tree falls at Sirena in Corcovado National Park. Nothing else is known of the biology of this species.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in CCL 840M, 2 times found in CCL 400, 1 times found in Entre SHO y SSE, 2 times found in CCL820M, 1 times found in dry scrubby veg., 1 times found in lowland rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times st. 921, a large, fresh branch fall from a canopy tree, Apeiba membranacea., 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times in fresh treefall.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Fogging, 2 times search.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1800 meters, 176 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Dolichoderus schulzi: casent0905036; syntype of Dolichoderus biolleyi: casent0909452; syntype of Dolichoderus schulzi columbica: casent0909455

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