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Extant: 7 valid subspecies
|Current subspecies: nominal plus Dorylus kohli chapini, Dorylus kohli frenisyi, Dorylus kohli indocilis, Dorylus kohli langi, Dorylus kohli militaris, Dorylus kohli minor, Dorylus kohli victoriae.|
|See also: Raignier & Boven, 1955: 78.|
Since the diagnostic features of large D. gribodoiHNS workers are constant in all examined samples (from eastern Guinea to eastern Nigeria) and the Dorylus gerstaeckeri st. quadratusHNS worker from Tanzania (more than 3000 km outside the recorded range of D. gribodoiHNS) lacks these features, we exclude this form from D. gribodoiHNS and place it under D. kohli WasmannHNS.
The matching of males and workers by analysis of gene sequences of specimens from the same population is a promising approach for clarifying the taxonomy of army ants and other groups of ants in which these forms are rarely collected together. The discovery of more male-worker associations is essential not only for sorting out the taxonomic confusion in DorylusHNS, but also for determining the diagnostic features of the subgenera.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in mature wet forest, 3 times found in in "South Camp" Field Station area, 1 times found in secondary forest habitat.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times in rotten wood, 2 times workers from emigration trail, 1 times under stone, 1 times workers from emiigration trail, 1 times on rotten wood, 1 times Kakamega 2007 survey, leaf litter.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times search, 1 times Oil baiting, 1. collection 2 days, 1 times pitfall trap, Transect 7 160m.
Elevations: collected from 40 - 1650 meters, 1129 meters average
Type specimens: syntype of Dorylus gerstaeckeri quadratus: casent0911289, casent0911290; syntype of Dorylus kohli: casent0911293, casent0911294; syntype of Dorylus kohli langi: casent0902698, casent0902699; type of Dorylus (Anomma) gerstaeckeri st. quadratus: focol1100, focol1101, focol1102, focol1103-1, focol1103-2, focol1103-3