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Species: Dolichoderus bidens   (Linnaeus, 1758) 

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Dolichoderus bidens albatus, Dolichoderus bidens attenuata, Dolichoderus bidens attenuatus, Dolichoderus bidens bahiana, Dolichoderus bidens bahianus, Dolichoderus bidens cogitans, Dolichoderus bidens ferruginea, Dolichoderus bidens ferrugineus, Dolichoderus bidens inferior, Dolichoderus bidens spuria, Dolichoderus bidens spurius

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

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.


Neotropical Region: Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in 1° forest, 1 times found in secondgrowth rainforest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 2 times search, 1 times litter sample, 1 times Manual

Elevations: collected from 100 - 514 meters, 223 meters average

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

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