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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Hypoclinea bituberculata Mayr, Hypoclinea sellaris Roger, Dolichoderus thoracicus bilikanusDolichoderus thoracicus borneonensisDolichoderus thoracicus emarginatusDolichoderus thoracicus lacciperdusDolichoderus thoracicus leviorDolichoderus thoracicua nasutusDolichoderus thoracicus rufescens Taxonomic History provided by Barry Bolton, Extant: Additional Information Encyclopedia of Life.

Species: Dolichoderus thoracicus – AntWeb

Sign In or Create an Account. Sign In Forgot password? While, on the one hand, the thoracicus complex seems to consist of various, still unidentified sibling species, there are, on the other hand, several existing taxa that most probably should be lumped.

The ants protect the bugs from their predators and in return, the bugs produce sugary excretion that benefit the ants. Around March dooichoderus, for unknown reason, the ant simply disappeared without a trace from the park.

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While a clear delimination of these forms based upon morphological characters is very difficult, dolichoderys are in some cases very obvious biological or ethological differences. Among commonly intercepted ants, D.

Infraspecies Dolichoderus thoracicus lacciperdus. Coccus viridis GreenAphidoidea: Diagnosis among workers of introduced and commonly intercepted ants in the United States.

One was constructed between 2 leaves Suregada multiflora that were in close proximity. See How to Cite AntWeb.


The last one was in a deformed leaf Heritiera littoralis likely caused by bug infection. This species is, in a simple sense, the most common and widely distributed Dolichoderus species in southeast Asia.

Dolichoderus thoracicus – Wikipedia

Email alerts New issue alert. Senior synonym of Dolichoderus bituberculatus and its junior synonym Dolichoderus sellaris: Drosophilidae in Northwestern United States.

It had even landed in my potted plant area since June supported mainly by the scale insects on the Cow Pea plant Macroptilium lathyroides.

ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. Petiole upright and not appearing flattened. Gaster armed with ventral slit. As already stated by DonisthorpeD. Retrieved from ” https: Found most commonly in these microhabitats: Formicidae on losses due to Helopeltis theivora Heteroptera:

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