Dorylus bequaerti

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Dorylus bequaerti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. bequaerti
Binomial name
Dorylus bequaerti
Forel, 1913

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Specimen Label

Identification

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Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality), Mozambique, South Africa.

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.

  • bequaerti. Dorylus bequaerti Forel, 1913b: 311 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.

Description

Etymology

Named after Joseph Charles Bequaert (1886 to 1982) Curator of Insects (1929-1956) at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University.

References

Forel, A. 1913b. Formicides du Congo Belge récoltés par MM. Bequaert, Luja, etc. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 2: 306-351 (page 311, worker described)