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Species: Dolichoderus taprobanae   (Smith, 1858) 

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See Also:

Dolichoderus taprobanae borneensis, Dolichoderus taprobanae ceramensis, Dolichoderus taprobanae friedrichsi, Dolichoderus taprobanae gracilipes, Dolichoderus taprobanae siamensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 5 valid subspecies

Formica taprobane Smith, 1858a PDF: 13 (q.) SRI LANKA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Bingham, 1903 PDF: 296 (w.).
Combination in Dolichoderus: Mayr, 1886c PDF: 353; in Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea): Emery, 1913a PDF: 14.
Senior synonym of Dolichoderus gracilis: Emery, 1913a PDF: 14; Wheeler, 1919f PDF: 99; of Dolichoderus ingruens: Donisthorpe, 1932b PDF: 575; of Dolichoderus semirufus: Forel, 1895f PDF: 466; Bingham, 1903 PDF: 296; of Dolichoderus obscuripes, Dolichoderus tonkina: Xu, 1995a PDF: 35.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Laos, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Sri Lanka, Laos, Vietnam

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times dans un arbre.

Elevations: collected at 740 m

Type specimens: Holotype of Dolichoderus taprobanae: casent0902971; Holotype of Formica ingruens: casent0902972; syntype of Dolichoderus semirufus: casent0915559; syntype of Dolichoderus taprobanae obscuripes: casent0911512; syntype of Dolichoderus taprobanae tonkina: casent0911513

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