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Species: Dolichoderus plagiatus   (Mayr, 1870) 

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See Also:

Dolichoderus plagiatus beutenmuelleri, Dolichoderus plagiatus beutenmulleri, Dolichoderus plagiatus inornata, Dolichoderus plagiatus inornatus, Dolichoderus plagiatus plagiatus, Dolichoderus plagiatus pustulata, Dolichoderus plagiatus pustulatus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Hypoclinea plagiata Mayr, 1870b PDF: 960 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Dolichoderus: Mayr, 1886d PDF: 436; in Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea): Emery, 1894d PDF: 229.
Senior synonym of Dolichoderus borealis: Emery, 1895d PDF: 330; of Dolichoderus inornatus: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 335.


Nearctic Region: Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Maine, Missouri, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee

Distribution Notes:



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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in heath, 2 times found in mixed coniferous forest, 0 times found in Mixed Transition Forest, 0 times found in Tamarack bog.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground nest, 2 times ground foragers, 2 times gravel pit, 0 times Typha stems, 1 times on hickory.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Stump, Log stage 4.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 70 meters, 46 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Hypoclinea plagiata: casent0915561

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