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Species: Dorylus atriceps   Shuckard, 1840 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Dorylus atriceps Shuckard, 1840c PDF: 323 (m.) GAMBIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history


Reference for Kenya if not type: Forel 1907g


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Forel, A., 1909:
__ [[ male ]] __ Chikai
(Cabra); Vivi, Congo (coll. Tosquinet); Congo (Lemarinel).

Santschi, F., 1923:
Gabon: Sam kito (Faure). - Frontiere Congo-Cameroun, Region du N' ten (cap. Cottes 1907), Museum de Paris. Ces exemplaires se rapportent a la description donnee par Mr. Emery (Die Gattung Dorylus 1895), basee sur un exemplaire du Gabon. J'ai quelques doutes que ce soit le vrai atriceps de Schuckard et soupconne plutot la forme suivante.

Wheeler, W. M., 1922:
Text Figure 3
Three males from Faradje and two from Stanleyville (Lang and Chapin).

Emery, C., 1877:
Ann. of nat. hi'st. V. 1840. 323. Ainsaba (Beccavi); un solo.
Questo esemplare e di colore assai piu chiaro di quello descritto dal Shuckard, ma dc 1 resto e conforme alla descrizione; tutto testaceo, col capo piceo, gli scapi e le mandibole ferruginei; 1 ' ala anteriore destra offre un rudimento di una 2. a costola ricorrente (Shuckard nota l'istessa anomalia nell' ala sinistra del suo esemplare).
(Estratto dagli Annali del Mus. Civ. di St. Nat. di Genova, Vol. IX, 1876 - 77 — 27 Marzo - 3 Aprile 1877).
Genova. Tip. Sordo-muti.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: Holotype of Dorylus atriceps: casent0902697

(-1 examples)

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