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Species: Dorylus attenuatus   Shuckard, 1840 

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See Also:

Dorylus attenuatus acuminatus, Dorylus attenuatus australis, Dorylus attenuatus bondroiti, Dorylus attenuatus latinodis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 4 valid subspecies

Dorylus (Alaopone) attenuatus Shuckard, 1840c PDF: 322 (m.) GAMBIA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype male. Type-locality: Gambia? (no further data). Type-depository: BMNH. Type notes: Shuckard says, “I am not sure of the locality of this species, but I believe it is from the Gambia”. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as attenatus by Arnold, 1915: 133.]
Combination in Dorylus (Alaopone): Emery, 1895l PDF: 733
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Botswana, Gambia, Namibia, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected on 1949-08-01

Type specimens: type of Dorylus attenuatus: casent0901952



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