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Species: Dolichoderus taschenbergi   (Mayr, 1866) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Hypoclinea taschenbergi Mayr, 1866a PDF: 498 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Dolichoderus: Mayr, 1886d PDF: 437; in Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea): Emery, 1894d PDF: 229.
of the unnecessary replacement name Dolichoderus wheeleriella: Smith, 1951c PDF: 834.
See also: Wheeler, G.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Statewide but sporadic


Fens, prairies, glades and wooded glade edges. Nests cryptic in soil among plant roots, occasionally with a domelike mound of plant fragments.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in mouse burrow entrance, 1 times found in next to Pinus palustris, 1 times found in Orchard, 1 times found in Pinus strobus forest, 1 times found in Prairie, 1 times found in Shore rocks, 1 times found in heath.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times pine and oak, 1 times mound nest, 1 times In grass clumps, 1 times in glenmora thached nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 90 - 777 meters, 365 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Dolichoderus taschenbergi: casent0902961; syntype of Dolichoderus taschenbergi wheeleriella: casent0909457; syntype of Hypoclinea taschenbergi: casent0915568

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