Dorylus gribodoi

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Dorylus gribodoi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. gribodoi
Binomial name
Dorylus gribodoi
Emery, 1892

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Specimen labels

Synonyms
Evolutionary Relationships
Dorylus

Dorylus laevigatus





Dorylus conradti



Dorylus orientalis





Dorylus fimbriatus laevipodex




Dorylus fulvus




Dorylus spininodis





Dorylus mayri





Dorylus nigricans rubellus




Dorylus nigricans molestus




Dorylus nigricans terrificus



Dorylus wilverthi







Dorylus nigricans burmeisteri




Dorylus nigricans sjostedti




Dorylus nigricans arcens



Dorylus nigricans










Dorylus emeryi




Dorylus gerstaeckeri



Dorylus gribodoi







Dorylus kohli



Dorylus emeryi opacus





Dorylus braunsi




Dorylus affinis



Dorylus helvolus












Based on Kronauer et al., 2007. Note only selected Dorylus species are included, and undescribed species are excluded.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Togo (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.

  • gribodoi. Dorylus gribodoi Emery, 1892d: 570, pl. 15, fig. 15 (m.) TOGO. Schöning, et al. 2008: 48 (q.). Senior synonym of confusus, gerstaeckeri, insularis, lamottei: Schöning, et al. 2008: 42.
  • gerstaeckeri. Dorylus (Anomma) gerstaeckeri Emery, 1895j: 713, pl. 17, fig. 11 (w.) GHANA. Junior synonym of gribodoi: Schöning, et al. 2008: 42. See also: Raignier & Boven, 1955: 85.
  • confusa. Dorylus gribodoi var. confusa Santschi, 1915c: 246 (m.) IVORY COAST. Junior synonym of gribodoi: Schöning, et al. 2008: 43.
  • insularis. Dorylus (Anomma) gribodoi var. insularis Santschi, 1937b: 98 (m.) EQUATORIAL GUINEA (Bioko I.). Junior synonym of gribodoi: Schöning, et al. 2008: 43.
  • lamottei. Dorylus (Anomma) lamottei Bernard, 1953b: 219, fig. 7 (w.) GUINEA. Junior synonym of gribodoi: Schöning, et al. 2008: 43.

Taxonomic Notes

Kronauer et al. (2007) treat the junior synonym Dorylus gerstaeckeri as a full, valid species.

Description

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