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Species: Dolichoderus mariae   Forel, 1885 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Dolichoderus mariae Forel, 1885a PDF: 349 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1886d PDF: 436 (q.); Wheeler, 1905g PDF: 306 (m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1966 PDF: 726 (l.).
Combination in Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea): Emery, 1894d PDF: 229.
Senior synonym of Dolichoderus blatchleyi, Dolichoderus davisi: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 334.

Distribution:

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

Distribution Notes:

Statewide but sporadic

Biology:

Fens, prairies, glades and wooded glade edges. Nests cryptic in soil among plant roots.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 40 times found in pine/oak dune woodland, 16 times found in sandy pine/myrtle scrub forest, 7 times found in pine/oak dune woodland, nest in soil, 5 times found in pine/oak dune woodland, on trail, 4 times found in pine/oak dune woodland, oak litter, 1 times found in Sedge meadow, 1 times found in Flatwoods, 1 times found in Tamarack bog, 0 times found in in soybean field, 1 times found in mixedwood forest, bogs, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times oak litter, 1 times trailing across lawn to oak tree, 1 times single chamber nest with mound in wiregrass, 1 times milking pine tip aphid, 1 times large nest under flat rock edge of wide sandy/gravel trail.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times direct collection, 1 times general collecting, 1 times hand collected, 1 times hand picked, 0 times pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 75 - 120 meters, 97 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Dolichoderus mariae: casent0909456; W.MacKay: mem202852



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