Dorylus conradti

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Dorylus conradti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. conradti
Binomial name
Dorylus conradti
Emery, 1895

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies
Evolutionary Relationships
Dorylus

Dorylus laevigatus





Dorylus conradti



Dorylus orientalis





Dorylus fimbriatus laevipodex




Dorylus fulvus




Dorylus spininodis





Dorylus mayri





Dorylus nigricans rubellus




Dorylus nigricans molestus




Dorylus nigricans terrificus



Dorylus wilverthi







Dorylus nigricans burmeisteri




Dorylus nigricans sjostedti




Dorylus nigricans arcens



Dorylus nigricans










Dorylus emeryi




Dorylus gerstaeckeri



Dorylus gribodoi







Dorylus kohli



Dorylus emeryi opacus





Dorylus braunsi




Dorylus affinis



Dorylus helvolus












Based on Kronauer et al., 2007. Note only selected Dorylus species are included, and undescribed species are excluded.

Identification

A member of the Dorylus orientalis-group

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ivory Coast, Kenya, Togo (type locality), Uganda.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Queen

Nomenclature

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

  • conradti. Dorylus (Alaopone) conradti Emery, 1895j: 734, pl. 16, figs. 1-4; pl. 17, figs. 7-10 (w.q.) TOGO.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated), 1 syntype queen.
    • Type-locality: Togo: Bismarckburg (L. Conradt).
    • Type-depositories: MNHU, MSNG.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1901c: 196 (in key); Emery, 1910b: 15; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 51, 749; Santschi, 1939a: 147; Bolton, 1995b: 178; Hita Garcia, et al. 2013: 203.
    • Distribution: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Togo.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus berlandi.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec M. L. 2016. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dorylinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 608: 1–280.
  • Emery C. 1910. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dorylinae. Genera Insectorum 102: 1-34.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 39-269.