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Species: Dorylus moestus   Emery, 1895 

Classification:
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See Also:

Dorylus moestus claripennis, Dorylus moestus morio, Dorylus moestus schereri

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Dorylus affinis var. moestus Emery, 1895l PDF: 720 (m.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Forel, 1909b PDF: 71; Santschi, 1910g PDF: 741; Emery, 1910b PDF: 10; Stitz, 1916: 374.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Gerstäcker 1871

Notes:

Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Dorylus moestus   Santschi, F., 1923, Descriptions de nouveaux formicides Ethiopiens et notes diverses. - I., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 11, pp. 259-295: 270, (download) 270 3603
Dorylus moestus   Forel, A., 1909, Fourmis du Musée de Bruxelles. Fourmis de Benguela récoltées par M. Creighton Wellman, et fourmis du Congo récoltées par MM. Luja, Kohl et Laurent., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 53, pp. 51-73: 71, (download) 71 4018
Dorylus moestus   Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 43, (download) 43 20597

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Dorylus affinis moestus: casent0903705



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