Dorylus affinis hirsutus

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Dorylus affinis hirsutus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. affinis
Subspecies: D. affinis hirsutus
Trinomial name
Dorylus affinis hirsutus
Wheeler, W.M., 1922



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ethiopia (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: Egypt.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • hirsutus. Dorylus affinis var. hirsutus Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 729.
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Ethiopia (“Abyssinia”): (no further data) (Reichensperger).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • [First available use of Dorylus affinis subsp. aegyptiaca var. hirsuta Santschi, 1917c: 20 (m.) ETHIOPIA; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • Subspecies of affinis: Bolton, 1995b: 179.
    • Distribution: Ethiopia.



  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 729, male described)