Dorylus gribodoi

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Dorylus gribodoi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. gribodoi
Binomial name
Dorylus gribodoi
Emery, 1892

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Specimen labels

Evolutionary Relationships

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.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Togo (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • gribodoi. Dorylus gribodoi Emery, 1892d: 570, pl. 15, fig. 15 (m.) TOGO. Schöning, et al. 2008: 48 (q.). Senior synonym of confusus, gerstaeckeri, insularis, lamottei: Schöning, et al. 2008: 42.
  • gerstaeckeri. Dorylus (Anomma) gerstaeckeri Emery, 1895j: 713, pl. 17, fig. 11 (w.) GHANA. Junior synonym of gribodoi: Schöning, et al. 2008: 42. See also: Raignier & Boven, 1955: 85.
  • confusa. Dorylus gribodoi var. confusa Santschi, 1915c: 246 (m.) IVORY COAST. Junior synonym of gribodoi: Schöning, et al. 2008: 43.
  • insularis. Dorylus (Anomma) gribodoi var. insularis Santschi, 1937b: 98 (m.) EQUATORIAL GUINEA (Bioko I.). Junior synonym of gribodoi: Schöning, et al. 2008: 43.
  • lamottei. Dorylus (Anomma) lamottei Bernard, 1953b: 219, fig. 7 (w.) GUINEA. Junior synonym of gribodoi: Schöning, et al. 2008: 43.

Taxonomic Notes

Kronauer et al. (2007) treat the junior synonym Dorylus gerstaeckeri as a full, valid species.