Dorylus fulvus ruficeps

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Dorylus fulvus ruficeps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. fulvus
Subspecies: D. fulvus ruficeps
Trinomial name
Dorylus fulvus ruficeps
Santschi, 1926



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Israel, Lebanon (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.

  • ruficeps. Dorylus (Typhlopone) fulvus var. ruficeps Santschi, 1926e: 232 (m.) LEBANON. Junior synonym of punicus: Menozzi, 1933b: 50. Revived from synonymy as subspecies of fulvus: Santschi, 1938a: 29.



  • Menozzi, C. 1933b. Le formiche della Palestina. Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 12: 49-113 (page 50, Junior synonym of punicus)
  • Santschi, F. 1926e. Quelques fourmis nord-africaines. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 17: 229-236 (page 232, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1938a [1937]. Quelques nouvelles fourmis d'Egypte. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Egypte 21: 28-44 (page 29, Revived from synonymy as race of fulvus)