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Subspecies: Dorylus nigricans rubellus   (Savage, 1849) 


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Dorylus nigricans

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Anomma rubella Savage, 1849 PDF: 196 (w.) CONGO. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Congo: Mpongive Dist., “banks of the Gaboon River, near the Equator” (T.S. Savage). Type-depository: ANSP (perhaps also OXUM as some specimens were sent to J.O. Westwood). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Dorylus (Anomma): Emery, 1895l PDF: 710.
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Santschi, 1910c PDF: 352; Santschi, 1912b PDF: 157 (in key); Wheeler, 1922: 740; Santschi, 1925h PDF: 160; Raignier & Boven, 1955: 24, 72.
Status as species: Smith, 1858a PDF: 199; Roger, 1861a PDF: 47; Roger, 1863b PDF: 21; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 395; Scudder, 1891 PDF: 686; Forel, 1907i PDF: 77.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in at Kwano Field Station, 1 times found in Kwano Field Station.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times workers on foraging trail along transect A Tree 891.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times male at kitchen light, 1 times male attracted to light.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 560 meters, 213 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1914-12-31 and 2005-03-01

Type specimens: not part of type series: casent0911315; syntype of Dorylus nigricans burmeisteri ornata: casent0911307, casent0911308; type of Dorylus burmeisteri var. rubellus: focol1779

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