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Subspecies: Dorylus nigricans arcens   (Westwood, 1847) 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Anomma arcens Westwood, 1847b PDF: 17, pl. 1, fig. 3 (w.) LIBERIA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated, “sent in great numbers”). Type-locality: none given (“Habitat in Africa occidentali tropicali”) (D. Savage). Type-depository: OXUM. Type notes: Type-locality Liberia, after Savage, 1849 PDF: 196. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Dorylus (Anomma): Emery, 1895l PDF: 710
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Santschi, 1910c PDF: 352.
Status as species: Savage, 1849 PDF: 196 (redescription); Smith, 1858a PDF: 114; Roger, 1861a PDF: 46; Roger, 1863b PDF: 20; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 394; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 8.
Subspecies of Dorylus nigricans burmeisteri: Emery, 1892f PDF: 554; Emery, 1893m PDF: 9 (footnote).
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Anomma arcens: casent0901937, casent0901938, casent0901939

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