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Species: Dorylus fulvus   (Westwood, 1839) 

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See Also:

Dorylus fulvus badius, Dorylus fulvus crosi, Dorylus fulvus dentifrons, Dorylus fulvus eurous, Dorylus fulvus glabratus, Dorylus fulvus juvenculus, Dorylus fulvus mordax, Dorylus fulvus obscurior, Dorylus fulvus punicus, Dorylus fulvus rhodesiae, Dorylus fulvus ruficeps, Dorylus fulvus saharensis, Dorylus fulvus stramineus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)


Reference for Kenya if not type: Santschi 1914b


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Forel, A., 1909:
— [[ male ]]. — (Loc.?).

Santschi, F., 1928:
Ayant eu a etudier diverses varietes non classees de cette espece, et les descriptions du type etant jusqu'ici trop incompletes pour permettre pareille etude, j'ai prie mon cher collegue Mr W. C. Crawley de bien vouloir examiner a nouveau les types de Westwood, actuellement au Musee d'Oxford, chose que Mr W. C. Crawley a faite avec la plus aimable obligeance. Je le remerc ¿ e infiniment ici et donne in extenso sa diagnose.
[[ worker ]]. Long. 2,8 a 6,5 mm. D'un roux brunatre plus ou moins clair, moins clair que chez punicus Sants, Le gastre legerement plus clair que le thorax. Mandibules, funicule, cretes frontales et bord anterieur du clypeus brunatres.
Ponctuation de la tete fine, plus fine que chez fulvus . La tete est nettement plus parallele sur ses cotes que chez sahaensis Sants . Le pygidium est plus fortement imprime que chez juvenculus et punicus .
Cote d'Ivoire, Longa (Rabaud) 22 [[ worker ]]. Il ne parait pas exister de plus grands individus. Differe du type d'apres la confrontation de Mr Crawley par sa couleur legerement plus pale, la ponctuation de la tete plus faible et les points un peu plus petits. Forme de la tete et taille semblables, le pygidium ne parait pas plus imprime.

Forel, A., 1910:
- [[ worker ]]. - Barsabe (Palestine) (Schmitz).

Forel, A., 1904:
3 [[ worker ]]. Tunisie (Reitter!); Palestine: bouche du Jourdain, cote sept. - occ. de la Mer morte (3 [[ male ]], 20. III. 1897, Davydov!).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in littoral rainforest, 2 times found in secondary forest habitat, 1 times found in rainforest edge

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 4 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times hand collected

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1650 meters, 688 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Dorylus fulvus: casent0901953; Holotype of Typhlopone shuckardi: casent0901954; type of Typhlopone dahlbomii: casent0901955

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