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Subspecies: Dorylus emeryi opacus   Forel, 1909 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Dorylus (Anomma) emeryi subsp. opaca Forel, 1909b PDF: 58 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Democratic Republic of Congo (“Bas Congo”): Solon, stomach of a pangolin (Manis temminki). Type-depositories: MHNG, MRAC, NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1911l PDF: 452 (m.); Santschi, 1912b PDF: 157 (s.).
Status as species: Santschi, 1912b PDF: 154 (in key), 157; Forel, 1916 PDF: 402.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in coastal lowland rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ground forager(s), 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times workers hunting in leaf-litter CRNP 03, 1 times estomace d' um pangolin, 1 times sited within forest.

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

Elevations: collected from 110 - 640 meters, 387 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2000-02-29 00:00:00.0 and 2005-02-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paratype of Dorylus emeryi opacus: focol0586-1, focol0586-2; syntype of Dorylus emeryi opacus: casent0905924

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