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Species: Dorylus nigricans sjoestedti   Emery, 1899 

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Dorylus nigricans

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Dorylus nigricans sjoestedti Emery, 1899d PDF: 461 (w.) CAMEROUN. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Wasmann, 1916b PDF: 136.
Currently subspecies of Dorylus nigricans: Wheeler, 1922: 741.


Afrotropical Region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Nigeria

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ground nest, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times cacao plant, (?) nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times EC31 yellow pan trap, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 yogurt sample transect5m, 2 times pitfall trap, PF bucket, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 110 - 640 meters, 493 meters average

Type specimens: not part of type series: rmcaent000017706, rmcaent000017708; syntype of Dorylus nigricans sjoestedti: casent0915645

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