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Species: Dorylus emeryi opacus   Forel, 1909 

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Dorylus emeryi

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

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.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in rainforest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m

Elevations: collected from 110 - 510 meters, 361 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Dorylus emeryi opacus: casent0905924

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