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Species: Dolichoderus attelaboides   (Fabricius, 1775) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Formica attelaboides Fabricius, 1775 PDF: 394 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: 4 syntype workers. Primary type locality: Brazil: (no further data), “Habitat in Brasilia. Mus. Banks.” Primary type depositories: BMNH, ZMUK. Type notes: 1) According to Forel, 1895b PDF: 107, the type-locality is Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, but there seems to be no evidence to support this. 2) According to Zimsen, 1964 PDF: 426, 1 syntype is in BMNH, 3 in ZMUK. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Smith, 1858a PDF: 75 (q.m.); Mayr, 1865 PDF: 59 (m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1951 PDF: 178 (l.)
Combination in Ponera: Illiger, 1807 PDF: 194.
Combination in Dolichoderus: Lund, 1831a PDF: 130
Status as species: Fabricius, 1782: 492; Fabricius, 1787 PDF: 309; Gmelin, 1790 PDF: 2802; Christ, 1791 PDF: 507; Olivier, 1792: 498; Fabricius, 1793 PDF: 360; Latreille, 1802a PDF: 288; Fabricius, 1804 PDF: 410; Lund, 1831a PDF: 130; Lund, 1831b: 103; Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, 1835 PDF: 222; Smith, 1858a PDF: 75; Mayr, 1862 PDF: 698; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 408; Roger, 1863b PDF: 10; Mayr, 1865 PDF: 59; Emery, 1878a PDF: ix (in list); Mayr, 1884 PDF: 31; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 157; Forel, 1895b PDF: 107; Forel, 1907h PDF: 9; Forel, 1908 PDF: 384; Emery, 1913a PDF: 8; Mann, 1916 PDF: 460; Wheeler, 1916c PDF: 12; Wheeler, 1916f PDF: 329; Crawley, 1916b PDF: 374; Luederwaldt, 1918 PDF: 46; Wheeler, 1918b PDF: 26; Luederwaldt, 1920b PDF: 13; Wheeler, 1922e PDF: 14; Borgmeier, 1923: 80; Wheeler, 1923a PDF: 4; Santschi, 1923c PDF: 269; Borgmeier, 1934 PDF: 109; Eidmann, 1936b PDF: 88; Kempf, 1961b PDF: 520; Kempf, 1969 PDF: 289; Kempf, 1970b PDF: 337; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 98; MacKay, 1993b PDF: 35 (redescription); Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 42; Bolton, 1995b: 172; Ortiz & Fernández, 2011 PDF: 43; Bezděčková et al., 2015 PDF: 108; Guerrero, 2019 PDF: 700.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776

1. P. attelaboidesHNS Fabr.

Aus Brasilien (Novara, im M. C. Vienn. und in meiner Sammlung). Bei einem Exemplare im M. C. Vienn. ist die Notiz: „ In sumpfigen Gegenden, baut das Nest aus Mauleselmist auf Baeumen, " Leider sind mir noch keine [[ male ]] dieser Gattung bekannt.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in wet forest, 2 times found in white sand savanna, 2 times found in secondgrowth rainforest, 0 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 2 times found in premontane rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in in forest, 1 times found in TerraFirme, 1 times found in 1� forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times on low vegetation, 3 times general collecting, 3 times at day; stray ants, 1 times ex Clusia sp. tree, 1 times along forest trail, 1 times stray ants, 1 times nest in leaves in palm basket, 1 times carton nest between leaves on low vegetation, 1 times LeafLitter, 1 times foraging on tree, 1 times ex rotten branch, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times search, 2 times direct collection, 00-12 times beating vegetation, 10, 00 am-12 times beating vegetation, 11, 1 times sweeping, 30-11 times beating vegetation, 9, 1 times litter sample, 0 times Manual sampling, 1 times Winkler48h.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 640 meters, 248 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1954-10-10 00:00:00.0 and 2018-08-30 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Dolichoderus attelaboides pulla: casent0911501; syntype of Dolichoderus imbecillus heterogaster: casent0911500



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