MCZ Entomology PALE-33522

Dolichoderus caribbaeus (Wilson 1985)

Paratype of Monacis caribbaea

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 2012-01-01

Central America: Dominican Republic: Hato Mayor Province: Greater Antilles: Hispaniola | Region within 20km to the town of El Valle, amber horizon

Media type: image;   Entomology PALE-33522

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Current Identification
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Hymenoptera Apocrita Aculeata Formicoidea Formicidae Dolichoderinae
Determiner: Ricardo PĂ©rez-de la Fuente on 2016-01-21
Nature of ID: expert ID

Wilson 1985, page 19, Paratype of Monacis caribbaea Wilson 1985 Monacis caribbaea - OC
Media type: text; Wilson 1985 Description: Ants of the Dominican Amber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) 3. The Subfamily Dolichoderinae;

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Shows Publication: Wilson 1985 Description: Ants of the Dominican Amber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) 3. The Subfamily Dolichoderinae

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Part Condition Disposition Count
partial animal (fossil) good, tentative in collection 1 History

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  • Continent:
  • Central America
  • Country:
  • Dominican Republic
  • State/Province:
  • Hato Mayor Province
  • Island Group:
  • Greater Antilles
  • Island:
  • Hispaniola
  • Specific Locality:
  • Region within 20km to the town of El Valle, amber horizon
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Dominican Republic, region within 20km to the town of El Valle, 100 to 200m.
  • Elevation:
  • 100 - 200 m
  • Eonothem/Eon:
  • Phanerozoic By: [No Agent]
  • Erathem/Era:
  • Cenozoic By: [No Agent]
  • Habitat Description:
  • The amber-bearing strata are also in alluvial situations
  • Georeference:
  • 18.8697230°, -69.278401° (Error radius: 39417m) By: Crystal A. Maier on 2022-02-28 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • rock/outcrop
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 2012-01-01
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collecting Event Remarks:
  • There are several digging sites in this area, mostly to the west, south and north. This is also an a rea of low-lying hills, similar to Bayaguana but about 80km to the east. 90% sure of locality.
  • Collector:
  • [no agent data]

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  • [Masked]