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Species: Dorylus orientalis   Westwood, 1835 

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Dorylus orientalis obscuriceps

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Dorylus orientalis Westwood, 1835 PDF: 72 (m.) INDIA. Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype male. Type-locality: India: (“India Orientali”, no further data). Type-depository: OXUM. Type notes: Type-locality Bengal, after Shuckard, 1840c PDF: 321, Westwood, 1842 PDF: 80. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1901a PDF: 463 (w.).
Combination in Dorylus (Alaopone): Emery, 1895l PDF: 731.
Status as species: Shuckard, 1840c PDF: 320; Westwood, 1842 PDF: 80; Smith, 1859c PDF: 3; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 408; Roger, 1863b PDF: 41; Smith, 1871a PDF: 335; Emery, 1889: 487; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 12; Emery, 1895l PDF: 731; Emery, 1895m: 453; Forel, 1901a PDF: 463; Emery, 1901l PDF: 196 (in key); Emery, 1901h PDF: 113; Rothney, 1903: 96; Bingham, 1903 PDF: 4; Forel, 1906b PDF: 90; Forel, 1907h PDF: 17; Emery, 1910b PDF: 15; Forel, 1913l PDF: 20; Wheeler, 1913f PDF: 233; Santschi, 1924c PDF: 97; Karavaiev, 1926d PDF: 422; Wheeler, 1927b PDF: 42; Wheeler, 1928c PDF: 3; Donisthorpe, 1929a: 445; Mukerjee, 1930 PDF: 149; Wheeler, 1930k PDF: 57; Menozzi, 1939a PDF: 326; Santschi, 1939a PDF: 147; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 9; Collingwood, 1962c PDF: 224; Wilson, 1964a PDF: 442; Collingwood, 1970b: 372; Wang, 1992: 678; Wu & Wang, 1992c PDF: 1303; Xu, 1994a: 118; Bolton, 1995b: 180; Wu & Wang, 1995a: 52; Tang et al., 1995: 44; Tiwari, 1999 PDF: 16; Mathew & Tiwari, 2000 PDF: 268; Zhou, 2001a PDF: 56; Jaitrong & Nabhitabhata, 2005 PDF: 21; Pfeiffer et al., 2011 PDF: 35; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 26; Eguchi et al., 2014 PDF: 33 (redescription); Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 22; Jaitrong et al., 2016 PDF: 26.

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Dorylus orientalis Westwood 1835, from Thiruvananthapuram,Kerala. by Dr Kalesh Sadasivan

// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya

Distribution Notes:

India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Vietnam

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in tropical dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on ground (dead), 1 times associated with cabbage.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times 26.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1870 meters, 925 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1878-12-31 and 2016-10-17

Type specimens: Holotype of Alaopone oberthueri: casent0905736; syntype of Dorylus fuscus: casent0903710; type of Alaopone oberthueri: focol1113, focol1114, focol1115; type of Dorylus longicornis: casent0901951; type of Dorylus orientalis: casent0901942



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