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SUBFAMILY DOLICHODERINAE - Genus Dolichoderus - Dolichoderus quadripunctatus (Linnaeus)

Dolichoderus quadripunctatus (Linnaeus)

return to key  Type location Germany (Formica quadripunctata, Linnaeus, 1771: 541, worker; Mayr, 1855: 379, all forms, in Hypoclinea; in Dolichoderus, Emery & Forel, 1879: 455) - no type images on Antweb (March 2019)
junior synonym unicolor (Ruzsky, 1905b: 471, worker & queen; synonymy by Azakelian, 1994: 72) from Caucasus - no type images on Antweb (March 2019)
subspecies kratochvili (V Novak, 1941: 47, illustrated, worker; not listed in HNS) from Czechoslovakia - no type images on Antweb (March 2019)

{Dolichoderus quadripunctatus} Linnaeus's (1771) description is at {original description}. Mayr's (1855) description is at {original description}. André (1881-6: 226; plate xiii, Fig 8) gave notes and an illustration; these are at {original description}. Novak's (1941) text is at

Egypt records - Giza, Port Said, Pyramids, Wadi El-Natroun, Mari (Sharaf list).

Mohamad thesis (1979) had - Giza, 27.viii.1931 (Coll.Min.) Port Said, 20.viii.1975; Pyramids, 14.x.1975; Wadi El-Natroun (Western desert), 15.x.1975; 24.i.1978; Mariut, 16x.1975 (Coll.Ain.)

See also

Dolichoderus quadripunctatusThe photomontage of a modern worker is collated from

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