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Species: Dorylus fulvus   (Westwood, 1839) 

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See Also:

Dorylus fulvus badius, Dorylus fulvus crosi, Dorylus fulvus dentifrons, Dorylus fulvus eurous, Dorylus fulvus glabratus, Dorylus fulvus juvenculus, Dorylus fulvus mordax, Dorylus fulvus obscurior, Dorylus fulvus punicus, Dorylus fulvus ruficeps, Dorylus fulvus saharensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Kenya, Morocco, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
    Asia: Pakistan
    Europe: Italy
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Indomalaya, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Santschi 1914b


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Dorylus fulvus   Forel, A., 1904, Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg., Yezhegodnik Zoologicheskogo Muzeya Imperatorskoi Akademii Nauk 8, pp. 368-388: 2, (download) 2 3994
Dorylus fulvus   Forel, A., 1910, Glanures myrmecologiques., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 54, pp. 6-32: 1, (download) 1 4022
Dorylus fulvus   Santschi, F., 1928, Descriptions de nouvelles fourmis éthiopiennes (quatrième note)., Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 16, pp. 54-69: 54-69 54-69 3628

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in littoral rainforest, 2 times found in secondary forest habitat, 1 times found in rainforest edge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times ground forager(s), 2 times colony in office store, nighttime, 1 times Mr. Raddon's many specimens in casks of sugar from Bengal, dead., 1 times Grotta.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1650 meters, 632 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Dorylus fulvus: casent0901953; Holotype of Typhlopone shuckardi: casent0901954; type of Typhlopone clausii: focol0349, focol0350-1, focol0350-2; type of Typhlopone dahlbomii: casent0901955

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