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Species: Dorylus spininodis   Emery, 1901 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Dorylus (Dorylus) spininodis Emery, 1901l PDF: 194, pl. 1, figs. 18-20 (w.) CAMEROON. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated, “a few”). Type-locality: Cameroon: (no further data) (L. Conradt). Type-depository: MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Ghana, Guinea, Rwanda, Zambia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Santschi, F., 1914, Formicidae., Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911 - 1912). Résultats scientifiques. Hyménoptères 2, pp. 41-148

* Dorylus spininodis EmeryHNS.

Mem. Accad. Sc. Bologna, (5), vol. 9. p. 426, pl. i, fig. 18-21 (1901), [[worker]].

Uganda occidental, province de Toro: environs de Fort-Portal(1909), 1 [[worker]].

Distribution geographique: Cameroun (type), Benin.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in miombo woodland, 2 times found in Frag. degr. For., 1 times found in Ruderal, 1 times found in Secondary Forest, 1 times found in Prim. unlog. For..

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times ex soil, 2 times Nest under stone, 1 times ex. Rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Hand, 2 times Hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 1300 - 2330 meters, 1414 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1895-12-31 00:00:00.0 and 2021-10-26 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Dorylus spininodis: casent0903702, casent0903703

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