Dorylus congolensis

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

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: 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 New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • congolensis. Dorylus (Anomma) kohli var. congolensis Santschi, 1910c: 352, fig. 1 (s.) CONGO. Raised to species: Boven & Lévieux, 1970: 356.



  • Boven, J. K. A. van; Levieux, J. 1970 [1968]. Les Dorylinae de la savane de Lamto (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ann. Univ. Abidjan Sér. E (Écol.) 1(2): 351-358 (page 356, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1910c [1909]. Formicides nouveaux ou peu connus du Congo français. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 78: 349-400 (page 352, fig. 1 soldier described)