Dorylus ocellatus

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Dorylus ocellatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. ocellatus
Binomial name
Dorylus ocellatus
(Stitz, 1910)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun (type locality).

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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.

  • ocellatus. Dichthadia ocellata Stitz, 1910: 128 (q.) CAMEROUN. [Specimen described but not named: Stitz, 1909: 231.] Combination in Dorylus (Rhogmus): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 747.

Description

References

  • Stitz, H. 1910. Westafrikanische Ameisen. I. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berl. 5: 125-151 (page 128, queen described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 747, Combination in Dorylus (Rhogmus))