Dorylus brevipennis zimmermanni

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Dorylus brevipennis zimmermanni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. brevipennis
Subspecies: D. brevipennis zimmermanni
Trinomial name
Dorylus brevipennis zimmermanni
Santschi, 1910



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Congo (type locality).

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.

  • zimmermanni. Dorylus (Dorylus) brevipennis st. zimmermanni Santschi, 1910g: 738, figs. 1, 2 (s.w.m.) CONGO. Subspecies of affinis: Forel, 1914d: 215. Currently subspecies of brevipennis: Arnold, 1915: 123; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 731.



  • Arnold, G. 1915. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part I. Ponerinae, Dorylinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 1-159 (page 123, Race/subspecies of brevipennis)
  • Forel, A. 1914d. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 50: 211-288 (page 215, Race/subspecies of affinis)
  • Santschi, F. 1910g. Nouveaux dorylines africains. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 737-759 (page 738, figs. 1, 2 soldier, worker, male described)
  • 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 731, Race/subspecies of brevipennis)