Dolichoderinae, Forel, 1878

Cedric A. Collingwood, Donat Agosti, Mostafa R. Sharaf & Antonius van Harten, 2011, Order Hymenoptera, family Formicidae, Arthropod fauna of the UAE 4, pp. 1-70: 11

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.1168586

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1A4C094D-3707-FFDC-ED69-A6381E50EBCF

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scientific name

Dolichoderinae
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Key to the genera of Dolichoderinae  occurring in the UAE (workers)

1 Petiole without a scale and overhung by first gastral tergite ............................................. 2

– Petiole with a scale, not completely overhung by the first gastral segment ...................... 3

2 In dorsal view four gastral segments visible ( Fig. 13View Figures 3–14.3), anal orifices situated ventrally ........ ................................................................................................................ Tapinoma Foerster 

– In dorsal view five gastral segments visible ( Fig. 14View Figures 3–14.3), anal orifices situated apically .......... ........................................................................................................... Technomyrmex Mayr 

3 Head about as broad as long, petiole sloped forward and partially overhung by first gastral segment ( Fig. 16View Figures 15–18. 15) .............................................................................. Bothriomyrmex Forel 

– Petiole an upright scale, not overhung by first gastral segment ........................................ 4

4 Eyes set forward of middle line of head ( Fig. 17View Figures 15–18. 15) ................................. Linepithema Mayr 

– Eyes set above middle line of head ( Fig. 18View Figures 15–18. 15) ....................................... Iridomyrmex Mayr