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Species: Dorylus emeryi   Mayr, 1896 

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See Also:

Dorylus emeryi opacus, Dorylus emeryi pulsi

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Dorylus emeryi Mayr, 1896 PDF: 225 (w.) CAMEROUN. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Dorylus (Anomma): Emery, 1910b PDF: 11; in Anomma: Menozzi, 1942a PDF: 165.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Dorylus emeryi opacus, Dorylus emeryi pulsi.
See also: Raignier & Boven, 1955: 83.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 420 - 510 meters, 465 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Dorylus emeryi: casent0915642

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