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Species: Dorylus emeryi   Mayr, 1896 

Classification:
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See Also:

Dorylus emeryi opacus, Dorylus emeryi pulsi

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Dorylus emeryi Mayr, 1896 PDF: 225 (w.) CAMEROON. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Cameroon: (no further data) (Y. Sjöstedt). Type-depositories: NHMB, NHMW (probably also in NHRS). AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Dorylus (Anomma): Emery, 1910b PDF: 11.
Combination in Anomma: Menozzi, 1942a PDF: 165.
Status as species: Emery, 1901l PDF: 196 (in key); Emery, 1910b PDF: 11; Stitz, 1910: 127; Santschi, 1912b PDF: 154 (in key); Santschi, 1914d PDF: 333; Forel, 1916 PDF: 402; Wheeler, 1922: 43, 735; Menozzi, 1942a PDF: 165; Eidmann, 1944 PDF: 425; Bernard, 1953b PDF: 218; Raignier & Boven, 1955: 83, 86 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 178.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 420 - 510 meters, 465 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2001-05-01 and 2001-05-10

Type specimens: syntype of Dorylus emeryi: casent0915642



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