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Species: Dorylus aethiopicus   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Dorylus (Shuckardia) atriceps subsp. aethiopicus Emery, 1895l PDF: 741, figs. JJ, KK (m.) ERITREA, SUDAN, TUNISIA. Nearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype males (number not stated). Type-localities: Eritrea (“Abyssinia”), Sudan, and Tunisia (no further data). Type-depository: MSNG. Type notes: Wheeler, 1922: 748, indicates that the Eritrea locality is Anseba (O. Beccari), and the Tunisia locality is Kairouan (F. Santschi). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1907e PDF: 201 (w.)
Combination in Dorylus (Alaopone): Forel, 1907e PDF: 201
Status as species: Santschi, 1923e PDF: 277; Santschi, 1939a PDF: 153 (in key); Finzi, 1940 PDF: 155; Bolton, 1995b: 177; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 71; Madl, 2019 PDF: 13.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Eritrea, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Libya, Mali, Sudan, Tunisia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Nearctic, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected between 1882-06-12 and 1936-05-17

Type specimens: syntype of Dorylus atriceps aethiopicus: casent0903715; Type Dorylus aethiopicus: mnhb000033



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