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Species: Dorylus nigricans rubellus   (Savage, 1849) 

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Dorylus nigricans

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Anomma rubella Savage, 1849 PDF: 196 (w.) "WEST AFRICA". Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Dorylus (Anomma): Emery, 1895l PDF: 710.
Subspecies of Dorylus burmeisteri: Emery, 1892f PDF: 554.
Currently subspecies of Dorylus nigricans: Emery, 1895l PDF: 701; Emery, 1910b PDF: 12; Forel, 1913i PDF: 348.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Afrotropical Region: Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in at Kwano Field Station, 1 times found in Kwano Field Station.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times workers on foraging trail along transect A Tree 891.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times male at kitchen light, 1 times male attracted to light.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 560 meters, 213 meters average

Type specimens: not part of type series: casent0911315; syntype of Dorylus nigricans burmeisteri ornata: casent0911307, casent0911308; type of Dorylus burmeisteri var. rubellus: focol1779

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