Dorylus furcatus

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Dorylus furcatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. furcatus
Binomial name
Dorylus furcatus
(Gerstäcker, 1872)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • furcatus. Dichthadia furcata Gerstäcker, 1872: 267 (q.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in Dorylus: Emery, 1888b: 345.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1888b [1887]. Le tre forme sessuali del Dorylus helvolus L. e degli altri Dorilidi. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 19: 344-351 (page 345, Combination in Dorylus)
  • Gerstäcker, A. 1872. Hymenopterologische Beiträge. Stett. Entomol. Ztg. 33: 250-308 (page 267, queen described)