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Species: Dolichoderus plagiatus   (Mayr, 1870) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

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

Taxonomic history

Combination in Dolichoderus: Mayr, 1886d PDF: 436.
Senior synonym of Dolichoderus borealis: Emery, 1895d PDF: 330.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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, 1 times found in Mixed Transition Forest, 1 times found in mixedwood forest, 1 times found in Tamarack bog.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground nest, 2 times ground foragers, 2 times gravel pit, 1 times Typha stems, 1 times stump, log stage 4, 1 times on hickory, 1 times disused sand pit sifting.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection.

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

Collect Date Range: collected between 1902-08-02 and 2017-07-31

Type specimens: syntype of Hypoclinea plagiata: casent0915561

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