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Species: Dorylus laevigatus   (Smith, 1857) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Typhlopone laevigata Smith, 1857a PDF: 70 (w.) BORNEO (East Malaysia: Sarawak). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Malaysia: Borneo, Sarawak (A.R. Wallace). Type-depository: BMNH. Type notes: Donisthorpe, 1932c PDF: 449, could not fine these specimens in OXUM. However, there are 3 syntype workers in BMNH, labelled “SAR”. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as laeviceps by Smith, 1862a PDF: 49.].
[Misspelled as levigata by Roger, 1863b PDF: 20; Emery, 1901l PDF: 186, and others.].
Forel, 1901a PDF: 464 (q.m.).
Combination in Dorylus: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 12.
Combination in Dorylus (Dichthadia): Emery, 1895l PDF: 729.
Status as species: Smith, 1858a PDF: 112; Roger, 1861a PDF: 45; Smith, 1862a PDF: 49; Mayr, 1862 PDF: 737; Roger, 1863b PDF: 20; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 457; Mayr, 1867a PDF: 91 (redescription); Smith, 1871a PDF: 324; Mayr, 1872 PDF: 151; Emery, 1887f PDF: 449; Emery, 1888b PDF: 350; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 12; Emery, 1893i PDF: 259; Emery, 1895l PDF: 729; Emery, 1895m: 453; Emery, 1900: 661; Forel, 1901a PDF: 464; Emery, 1901l PDF: 186; Emery, 1901i PDF: 566; Bingham, 1903 PDF: 3; Forel, 1909i PDF: 221; Emery, 1910b PDF: 8; Forel, 1912e PDF: 104; Forel, 1913l PDF: 20; Wheeler, 1919f PDF: 61; Santschi, 1920h PDF: 160; Santschi, 1924c PDF: 97; Wheeler, 1924c PDF: 239; Karavaiev, 1926d PDF: 422; Donisthorpe, 1932c PDF: 448; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 9; Wilson, 1964a PDF: 440; Bolton, 1995b: 179; Jaitrong & Nabhitabhata, 2005 PDF: 21; Pfeiffer et al., 2011 PDF: 35; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 26; Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 22; Jaitrong et al., 2016 PDF: 26.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in oil palm plantation.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times litter, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times pitfall, litter, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 28 - 556 meters, 157 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1887-01-01 and 2010-08-18

Type specimens: syntype of Dorylus laevigatus: casent0902696; syntype of Dorylus breviceps: casent0903709; type of Dichthadia glaberrima: focol1112



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