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Subspecies: Dorylus nigricans sjostedti   Emery, 1899 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Dorylus nigricans subsp. sjostedti Emery, 1899d PDF: 461 (w.) CAMEROON. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Cameroon: (no further data) (Sjöstedt). Type-depository: MSNG. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Wasmann, 1917: 305.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Nigeria
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ground nest, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times cacao plant, (?) nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times EC31 yellow pan trap, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 yogurt sample transect5m, 2 times pitfall trap, PF bucket, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 110 - 640 meters, 493 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1931-05-05 00:00:00.0 and 2005-02-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: not part of a type series: rmcaent000017706, rmcaent000017708; syntype of Dorylus nigricans sjostedti: casent0915645

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