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Subspecies: Dorylus fulvus badius   Gerstäcker, 1859 


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Dorylus fulvus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Dorylus badius Gerstäcker, 1859: 261 (m.) MOZAMBIQUE. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: 2 syntype males. Type-locality: Mozambique: (no further data) (Peters). Type-depository: MNHU. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Gerstäcker, 1862 PDF: 499; type-locality Mozambique from this reference.].
Combination in Dorylus (Typhlopone): Emery, 1895l PDF: 724.
Status as species: Mayr, 1863a PDF: 408; Roger, 1863b PDF: 41.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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 (Typhlopone) fulvus var. badius   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: 52, (download) 52 4018
Dorylus (Typhlopone) fulvus subsp. badius   Santschi, F., 1914, Formicidae., Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911 - 1912). Résultats scientifiques. Hyménoptères 2, pp. 41-148: 63-65, (download) 63-65 8111

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in miombo at base of inselberg, 2 times found in riparian forest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ex soil, 1 times sifted litter.

Elevations: collected from 125 - 375 meters, 222 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1882-04-30 and 2016-03-26

Type specimens: syntype of Dorylus fulvus rhodesiae: casent0905928, casent0905929; type of Dorylus badius: focol1109, focol1110, focol1111

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