Dorylus nigritarsis

AntWiki: The Ants --- Online
Revision as of 21:36, 11 March 2015 by SShattuck (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Dorylus nigritarsis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Dorylus wilverthi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: Dorylus nigritarsis
Strand, 1911

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Dorylus wilverthi.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • nigritarsis. Dorylus nigritarsis Strand, 1911: 118 (q.) CAMEROUN. Combination in D. (Anomma): Santschi, 1915c: 248. Junior synonym of nigricans: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 737; of wilverthi: Boven, 1972: 144.


  • Boven, J. K. A. van. 1972. Description de deux reines d'Anomma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Ann. Soc. R. Entomol. Belg. 108: 133-146 (page 144, Junior synonym of wilverthi)
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 248, Combination in D. (Anomma))
  • Strand, E. 1911. Ein bisher unbekanntes Dorylidenweibchen aus Kamerun. Jahrb. Nassau. Ver. Naturkd. 64: 118-120 (page 118, queen described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 737, Junior synonym of nigricans)