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Species: Dorylus braunsi   Emery, 1895 

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Dorylus braunsi anceps

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Dorylus braunsi Emery, 1895l PDF: 718, fig. G (w.) LIBERIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Dorylus impressus: Santschi, 1924b PDF: 198.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Dorylus braunsi anceps.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Botswana, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Santschi, F., 1924, Descriptions de nouveaux formicides africains et notes diverses. - II., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 12, pp. 195-224

72. - Dorylus braunsi Em.HNS

(= D. helvolus v. impressus StitzHNS, 1910, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, V, p. 127).

Mr. Stitz m'a communique 2 exemplaires cotypes de cette forme (Alen, Guinee, espagnole, Tessmann). Ils ne different pas du type de D. braunsiHNS dont je possede un type recu de Mr. Emmery.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Farmland habitat/forest edge.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times 60m, oil baiting, 1 collection 2 days, 1 times sample 17, transect walk analysis, hard collection, 1 times sample 28, hand collection, Transect walk analysis.

Elevations: collected from 1595 - 1650 meters, 1631 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Dorylus braunsi: casent0903700, casent0903701; type of Dorylus helvolus var. impressus: focol1087

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