There are wide varieties of bugs, either their nymph or adult forms that will attract ants. The ants protect the bugs from their predators and in return, the bugs. Image is of ant (Dolichoderus thoracicus) adult(s). It is by Eli Sarnat. Abstract. The Dolichoderus thoracicus (Smith) has seriously infested urban, village, and agricultural environments in Taiwan. To develop.

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Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Abstract The Dolichoderus thoracicus Smith has seriously infested urban, village, and agricultural environments in Taiwan. Around Marchfor unknown reason, the ant simply disappeared without a trace from the park. This page was last modified on 28 Novemberat These tyoracicus were nursing scale insects found on the leaf of a Sea Apple tree Syzygium grande.

Formicidae on losses due to Helopeltis theivora Heteroptera: Entomological Society of America members Sign in via society site. Don’t have an account? Propodeum with distinct and posteriorly projecting protrusion.

ADW: Dolichoderus thoracicus: CLASSIFICATION

To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Dolichoderus thoracicus is a morphologically variable species Emery, eas evidenced by the high number of subspecific names Shattuck, The scientific name Dolichoderus bituberculatus whic I used in the past is a synonym of Dolichoderus thoracicus according to the AntWeb. Check data from AntWeb. Views Rolichoderus View source View history. Among commonly intercepted ants, D. Drosophilidae in Northwestern United States.


Ebhul varius Walker ; defense of trophobionts against parasitoids; honeydew as main part of diet, supplemented by various nutrition: The last one colichoderus in a deformed leaf Heritiera littoralis likely caused by bug infection.

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ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific thoracicu about organisms we describe. One was constructed between 2 leaves Suregada multiflora that were in close proximity. This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat The following papers deal with the usage of D.

This Dolichoderus -related article is a stub. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The following information is derived from Barry Bolton’s New General Cataloguea catalogue of the world’s ants.

Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. There are wide varieties of dolichoderud, either their nymph or adult forms that will attract ants. Antennal scape length less than 1.

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Infraspecies Dolichoderus thoracicus bilikanus. Judging from the different shapes of their nests observed so far, it is likely to be opportunistic occupation of shelters or nests build by other insects or by taking advantage of existing structures One of the nests shown below was wrapped thorwcicus a leaf of a Portia Tree Thespesia populneawhich I suspect may belong to the Weaver Ant Oecophylla smaragdina in the past. Dolicoderus a year later in Maythey began to re-appear in the park in small numbers.


When I started to thoracivus more attention to ants in latethis ant caught my immediate attention because of its abundance in a nearby park which had preserved some wild areas from an old rubber tree plantation. In Singapore, this ant is common in nature parks and usually appears in large contingent protecting certain bugs including their nymphs or in long marching column.

Dolichoderus thoracicus

Retrieved from ” http: Dolichoderus thoracicus is a brown to blackish brown species most easily recognized by the deep and broad concavity on the mesosomal dorsum separating the propodeum from the mesonotum, the strongly convex propodeum which forms a blunt posteriorly projecting protrusion, and the strongly concave propodeal declivity.

Change View Bolton World Catalog. Privacy policy About AntWiki Disclaimers. Control20, Senior synonym of Dolichoderus bituberculatus and its junior synonym Dolichoderus sellaris: The consumption of each bait solution was also measured, and the results were similar to those for ant number.