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Species: Dorylus affinis   Shuckard, 1840 

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Dorylus affinis abyssinica, Dorylus affinis abyssinicus, Dorylus affinis aegyptiaca, Dorylus affinis aegyptiacus, Dorylus affinis badior, Dorylus affinis bulawayensis, Dorylus affinis clarior, Dorylus affinis denudata, Dorylus affinis denudatus, Dorylus affinis depilis, Dorylus affinis deplis, Dorylus affinis exilis, Dorylus affinis exilis badior, Dorylus affinis hirsutus, Dorylus affinis l, Dorylus affinis loewyi, Dorylus affinis lowgi, Dorylus affinis löwyi, Dorylus affinis moesta, Dorylus affinis moestus, Dorylus affinis parapsidalis, Dorylus affinis pulliceps, Dorylus affinis shuckardi, Dorylus affinis sudanica, Dorylus affinis sudanicus, Dorylus affinis ugandensis, Dorylus affinis zimmermanni bulawayensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)


Reference for Kenya if not type: Gerstäcker 1871


Caste of types: (m)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Dorylus affinis   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: 53, (download) 53 4018
Dorylus affinis   Mayr, G., 1893, Formiciden von Herrn Dr. Fr. Stuhlmann in Ost-Afrika gesammelt., Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten 10, pp. 193-201: 8, (download) 8 4386
Dorylus affinis   Santschi, F., 1914, Formicidae., Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911 - 1912). Résultats scientifiques. Hyménoptères 2, pp. 41-148: 58-59, (download) 58-59 8111
Dorylus affinis   Santschi, F., 1923, Descriptions de nouveaux formicides Ethiopiens et notes diverses. - I., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 11, pp. 259-295: 271, (download) 271 3603

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in grassland, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in woodland, 1 times found in primary forest habitat, 1 times found in edge

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 11 times search, 1 times F3, 40m, oil baiting, 1. collection 4 days, 1 times oil baiting, 1. collection 2 days, 1 times Colony No. YA51/2005, oil baiting, transect walk

Elevations: collected from 40 - 3217 meters, 2537 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Typhlopone oraniensis brevinodosus: casent0915640; type of Dorylus affinis: casent0901948

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