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Species: Dorylus braunsi   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Dorylus (Dorylus) braunsi Emery, 1895l PDF: 718, fig. G (w.) LIBERIA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-localities: Liberia: (no further data) (H. Brauns), and Congo: Boma Sunda (no collector’s name). Type-depositories: MRHN, MSNG, NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Emery, 1901l PDF: 196 (in key); Emery, 1910b PDF: 10; Santschi, 1910c PDF: 352; Arnold, 1915: 120 (redescription); Wheeler, 1922: 730; Santschi, 1924b PDF: 198; Arnold, 1926 PDF: 220; van Boven & Lévieux, 1970 PDF: 353; Bolton, 1995b: 178; Hita Garcia et al., 2013 PDF: 203.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Botswana, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Santschi, F., 1924, Descriptions de nouveaux formicides africains et notes diverses. - II., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 12, pp. 195-224

72. - Dorylus braunsi Em.HNS

(= D. helvolus v. impressus StitzHNS, 1910, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, V, p. 127).

Mr. Stitz m'a communique 2 exemplaires cotypes de cette forme (Alen, Guinee, espagnole, Tessmann). Ils ne different pas du type de D. braunsiHNS dont je possede un type recu de Mr. Emmery.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Agricultural (Cassava farm)+Grassland, Dominant tree- Cocos nucifera, 2 times found in Farmland habitat/forest edge, 1 times found in Urban (Resudential Area).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand, 2 times Pitfall, 1 times sample 17, transect walk analysis, hard collection, 1 times sample 28, hand collection, Transect walk analysis, 1 times 60m, oil baiting, 1 collection 2 days.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1650 meters, 618 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1892-08-12 00:00:00.0 and 2020-05-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Dorylus braunsi: casent0903700, casent0903701; type of Dorylus helvolus impressus: focol1087

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