Dorylus fulvus glabratus

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Dorylus fulvus glabratus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. fulvus
Subspecies: D. fulvus glabratus
Trinomial name
Dorylus fulvus glabratus
Shuckard, 1840



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Gambia (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.

  • glabratus. Dorylus glabratus Shuckard, 1840c: 317 (m.) GAMBIA. Junior synonym of labiatus: Emery, 1895j: 724. Revived from synonymy: Emery, 1910b: 13; Santschi, 1931d: 407. Currently subspecies of fulvus: Emery, 1910b: 13; Santschi, 1931d: 407.



  • Emery, C. 1895l. Die Gattung Dorylus Fab. und die systematische Eintheilung der Formiciden. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 685-778 (page 724, Junior synonym of labiatus)
  • Emery, C. 1910b. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dorylinae. Genera Insectorum 102: 1-34 (page 13, Revived from synonymy as subspecies of fulvus)
  • Santschi, F. 1931e. La reine du Dorylus fulvus Westw. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 22: 401-408 (page 407, Revived from synonymy as subspecies of fulvus)
  • Shuckard, W. E. 1840c. Monograph of the Dorylidae, a family of the Hymenoptera Heterogyna. (Concluded from p. 271.). Ann. Nat. Hist. 5: 315-328 (page 317, male described)