Dolichoderus dlusskyi LaPolla and Greenwalt 2015 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Full reference: J. S. LaPolla and D. E. Greenwalt. 2015. Fossil ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Middle Eocene Kishenehn Formation. Sociobiology 62:163-174

Belongs to Dolichoderus according to J. S. LaPolla and D. E. Greenwalt 2015

Sister taxa: Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) passalomma, Dolichoderus affectus, Dolichoderus antiquus, Dolichoderus balticus, Dolichoderus brevicornis, Dolichoderus brevipalpis, Dolichoderus brevipennis, Dolichoderus bruneti, Dolichoderus caribbaeus, Dolichoderus coquandi, Dolichoderus cornutus, Dolichoderus dibolius, Dolichoderus elegans, Dolichoderus evolans, Dolichoderus explicans, Dolichoderus granulinotus, Dolichoderus heeri, Dolichoderus jiaoyanshanensis, Dolichoderus kohlsi, Dolichoderus kutscheri, Dolichoderus kutschlinicus, Dolichoderus lacinius, Dolichoderus longipennis, Dolichoderus longipilosus, Dolichoderus lucidus, Dolichoderus luridivenosus, Dolichoderus mesosternalis, Dolichoderus nanus, Dolichoderus obliteratus, Dolichoderus oviformis, Dolichoderus passalomma, Dolichoderus perkovskyi, Dolichoderus pilipes, Dolichoderus pinguis, Dolichoderus polessus, Dolichoderus polonicus, Dolichoderus primitivus, Dolichoderus prolaminatus, Dolichoderus punctatus, Dolichoderus robustus, Dolichoderus rohweri, Dolichoderus sculpturatus, Dolichoderus tavridus, Dolichoderus tertiarius, Dolichoderus thoracicus, Dolichoderus transversipetiolaris, Dolichoderus vectensis, Dolichoderus vexillarius, Dolichoderus vlaskini, Dolichoderus zherichini

Type specimen: USNM 609584, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Spring site, Middle Fork Flathead River (Kishenehn), which is in a Lutetian lacustrine - large shale in the Kishenehn Formation of Montana.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Spring site, Middle Fork Flathead River (Kishenehn)

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