Dorylus distinctus

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

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Specimen Labels

Identification

A member of the Dorylus orientalis-group

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • distinctus. Dorylus (Alaopone) distinctus Santschi, 1910g: 747, fig. 6 (m.) GUINEA.

Description

References

  • Santschi, F. 1910g. Nouveaux dorylines africains. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 737-759 (page 747, fig. 6 male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. 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. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004