Dolichoderus quadripunctatus,

Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Pfeiffer, M., 2010, New records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Iran., Asian Myrmecology 3, pp. 29-38: 32

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Dolichoderus quadripunctatus


Dolichoderus quadripunctatus  HNS  (Linnaeus, 1771)

Material: 1 Ç, Caspian Hyrcanian mixed forests, Talysh (37°42'19''N, 48°53'14''E), 66 m asl, 6.VII.2008, leg. Omid PakniaGoogleMaps  .

Remarks: The genus Dolichoderus Lund  HNS  comprises more than 130 species, distributed in all zoogeographic realms except Africa and Madagascar. Only one species, D. quadripunctatus  HNS  , is known from the western Palaearctic. Its range covers central and southern Europe, central and southern parts of eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Anatolia, southwest Siberia, and the Tien-Shan range in Central Asia and China. This genus is new to Iran