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Species: †Dolichoderus caribbaeus   (Wilson, 1985) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Monacis caribbaea Wilson, 1985c PDF: 19, fig. 2 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 77.
See also: MacKay, 1993b PDF: 44.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Distribution Notes:

Dominican amber; Early Miocene (16-19 Ma).

Comments:

Holotype and 12 paratype specimens (incl. MCZ:Ent:PALE-33522, imaged in MCZbase (https://mczbase.mcz.harvard.edu/)  in Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachussetts, U.S.A.

References:

  • Wilson E. O. 1985. Ants of the Dominican amber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). 3. The subfamily Dolichoderinae. Psyche, 92(1): 17-37.
  • Shattuck S. O. 1992. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology, 21: 1-181.
  • Mackay W. P. 1993. A review of the New World ants of the genus Dolichoderus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology, 22: 1-148.


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