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Genus: Dorylus   Fabricius, 1793 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

60 species, 68 subspecies

Dorylus Fabricius, 1793 PDF: 365 . Type-species: Vespa helvola, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Dorylus in Dorylidae: Leach, 1815: 147 [Dorylida]; Shuckard, 1840b PDF: 268; Smith, 1859c PDF: 1; Smith, 1871b PDF: 335.
Dorylus in Dorylinae: Mayr, 1865: 17 [Dorylidae]; Forel, 1878c PDF: 365 (footnote) [Dorylidae]; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF}: 9.
Dorylus in Dorylinae, Dorylini: Forel, 1893b PDF: 163; Emery, 1895l PDF: 764 [Dorylii]; Ashmead, 1905c PDF: 381; Wheeler, 1910a: 137; Emery, 1910b PDF: 5; Arnold, 1915: 113; Forel, 1917 PDF: 239; all subsequent authors.
Genus Dorylus references: see tribe Dorylini

Taxon Page Images:

Driver ants (Dorylus subgenus Anomma) are among Africa's most visible insects. Here, soldiers stand guard along a foraging trail. Kibale Forest, Uganda.
Image © Alex Wild.

Taxon Page Author History

On 2013-08-22 05:03:49 Zach Lieberman modified Images
On 2013-08-22 05:02:50 Zach Lieberman modified Images

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