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Species: Dorylus brevipennis   Emery, 1895 

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See Also:

Dorylus brevipennis marshalli, Dorylus brevipennis zimmermanni

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Dorylus brevipennis Emery, 1895l PDF: 721, figs. K, L (m.) TANZANIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1901l PDF: 192 (w.); Boven, 1975 PDF: 193 (q.).
[Misspelled as Dorylus brevispinus by Santschi, 1933b PDF: 97.].


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Santschi 1914b


Caste of types: (m)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Santschi, F., 1914, Formicidae., Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911 - 1912). Résultats scientifiques. Hyménoptères 2, pp. 41-148

Dorylus brevipennis EmeryHNS.

Zool. Jahrb. Syst., vol. 8, p. 721 (1895) [[male]].

Mem. Accad. Sc. Bologna, (5), vol. 9, p. 424 (1901), [[worker]], [[male]].

Afrique orientale anglaise: Gilgil, dans le Rift Valley (alt- 1.980 m., st. n° 15, dec. 1911), 10 [[worker]].

Uganda central: region de Bujungolo (1909), 1 [[worker]].

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Dorylus brevipennis: casent0903704

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