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Species: Dorylus rufescens   Santschi, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Dorylus nigricans st. rufescens Santschi, 1915c PDF: 247 (w.q.) Attributed to Wasmann. GABON. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated), 3 syntype queens. Type-locality: Gabon: Samkita (F. Faure). Type-depository: NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

As nomen nudum: Emery, 1910b PDF: 12; Santschi, 1912b PDF: 161; Santschi, 1914d PDF: 332.
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Wheeler, 1922: 741; Menozzi, 1926a PDF: 39; Santschi, 1930a PDF: 56; Menozzi, 1942a PDF: 165; Eidmann, 1944 PDF: 469; Raignier & Boven, 1955: 27.
Status as species: Santschi, 1931e PDF: 407; Bolton, 1995b: 180.
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Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected on 1914-07-01

Type specimens: syntype of Dorylus rufescens: casent0911319; syntype of Dorylus rufescens: casent0911318



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