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Species: Dorylus emeryi opacus   Forel, 1909 

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Dorylus emeryi

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Dorylus emeryi subsp. opaca Forel, 1909b PDF: 58 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1911l PDF: 452 (m.).
Raised to species: Santschi, 1912b PDF: 154 (in key); Forel, 1916 PDF: 402.
Currently subspecies of Dorylus emeryi: Wheeler, 1922: 43.
See also: Stitz, 1910: 127; Forel, 1913i PDF: 348.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Afrotropical Region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in coastal lowland rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ground forager(s), 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times workers hunting in leaf-litter CRNP 03, 1 times estomace d' um pangolin, 1 times sited within forest.

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

Elevations: collected from 110 - 640 meters, 387 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Dorylus emeryi opacus: casent0905924; type of Dorylus (Anomma) emeryi subsp. opaca: focol0586-1, focol0586-2

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