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Species: Dorylus depilis   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Dorylus (Dorylus) affinis var. depilis Emery, 1895l PDF: 720 (m.) GHANA, CAMEROON, TOGO. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype males (number not stated). Type-localities: Ghana, Cameroon, Togo (no further data). Type-depository: MSNG. Type notes: Emery’s entry of localities is somewhat ambiguous, “Einige Exemplare von der Goldküste (Kamerun und Togo)”. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1911g PDF: 254 (w.)
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Forel 1911d


Caste of types: (m)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Dorylus depilis   Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 43, (download) 43 20597
Dorylus depilis   Forel, A., 1909, Fourmis du Musée de Bruxelles. Fourmis de Benguela récoltées par M. Creighton Wellman, et fourmis du Congo récoltées par MM. Luja, Kohl et Laurent., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 53, pp. 51-73: 71, (download) 71 4018
Dorylus depilis   Santschi, F., 1923, Descriptions de nouveaux formicides Ethiopiens et notes diverses. - I., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 11, pp. 259-295: 271, (download) 271 3603

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Dorylus depilis: rmcaent000017704

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