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Species: Dorylus orientalis   Westwood, 1835 

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Dorylus orientalis longicornis, Dorylus orientalis obscuriceps

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

1 subspecies

Dorylus orientalis Westwood, 1835 PDF: 72 (m.) INDIA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1901a PDF: 463 (w.).
Combination in Dorylus (Alaopone): Emery, 1895l PDF: 731.
Senior synonym of Dorylus curtisii (and its junior synonym Dorylus oberthueri): Forel, 1901a PDF: 463; of Dorylus longicornis: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 4; Wilson, 1964a PDF: 442; of Dorylus fuscus: Wilson, 1964a PDF: 442.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Dorylus orientalis obscuriceps.

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Dorylus orientalis Westwood 1835, from Thiruvananthapuram,Kerala. by Dr Kalesh Sadasivan


India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Vietnam

Taxon Page Author History

On 2015-01-16 09:02:10 Kalesh Sadasivan modified Images
On 2015-01-16 09:00:05 Kalesh Sadasivan modified Images

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in tropical dry forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times 26

Elevations: collected from 5 - 760 meters, 382 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Alaopone oberthueri: casent0905736; syntype of Dorylus fuscus: casent0903710; type of Dorylus longicornis: casent0901951; type of Dorylus orientalis: casent0901942

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