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Species: Dolichoderus bidens   (Linnaeus, 1758) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica bidens Linnaeus, 1758 PDF: 581 (w.) "AMERICA MERIDIONALI". Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Hypoclinea: Mayr, 1862 PDF: 707; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 119; in Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea): Emery, 1894d PDF: 228; in Dolichoderus: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 157; Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 77.
Senior synonym of Dolichoderus perditor: Roger, 1862b PDF: 285; of Dolichoderus auromaculatus: Emery, 1894d PDF: 234; of Dolichoderus attenuatus, Dolichoderus bahiana: MacKay, 1993b PDF: 40.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in River edge second growth and highly degraded forest, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in 2nd growth rainforest, 1 times found in Pente, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in secondgrowth rainforest, 1 times found in 1� forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times strays, 1 times in carton nest, 2 times general collecting, 1 times tall forest, high leaf litter decomposition, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times Leaf litter, 1 times ground forager, 1 times foraging on tree, 1 times carton nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search, 1 times Hand, 1 times litter sample, 1 times Pitfall72h, 30-10 times beating vegetation, 9.

Elevations: collected from 45 - 525 meters, 255 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Dolichoderus bidens attenuatus: casent0909460; syntype of Dolichoderus bidens bahiana: casent0917092; syntype of Dolichoderus bidens bahiana: casent0911503

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