Dorylus acutus

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Dorylus acutus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. acutus
Binomial name
Dorylus acutus
Santschi, 1937

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Specimen Labels

Identification

A member of the Dorylus orientalis-group

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • acutus. Dorylus (Alaopone) diadema st. acutus Santschi, 1937a: 49, figs. 4-7 (m.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Raised to species: Santschi, 1939a: 150.

Description

References

  • Santschi, F. 1937a. Glanure de fourmis √©thiopiennes. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 77: 47-66 (page 49, figs. 4-7 male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1939a. Contribution au sous-genre Alaopone Emery. Rev. Suisse Zool. 46: 143-154 (page 150, Raised to species)