Dorylus gaudens

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Dorylus gaudens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. gaudens
Binomial name
Dorylus gaudens
Santschi, 1919

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of 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.

  • gaudens. Dorylus gaudens Santschi, 1919c: 244 (m.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.



  • Santschi, F. 1919c. Fourmis nouvelles du Congo. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 6: 243-250 (page 244, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec M. L. 2016. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dorylinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 608: 1–280.
  • Santschi F. 1919. Fourmis nouvelles du Congo. Revue Zoologique Africaine (Brussels) 6: 243-250.