Dorylus of Gorongosa

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Key to Dorylus species

Based on Major Workers

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  • In frontal view, lateral margin of head narrows distinctly toward the posterior margin, head covered with numerous round punctures out of which short stiff hairs arise, area between punctures smooth (Fig. 1) Dorylus bequaerti
  • In frontal view, lateral margin of head slightly rounded in outline (Fig. 2) or straight (Fig. 3), punctures without hairs or if present hairs are very tiny ...#2
Fig. 1. Dorsal view of Dorylus bequaerti major worker
Fig. 2. Dorsal view of Dorylus worker
Fig. 3. Dorsal view of Dorylus worker
Fig. 4. Dorsal view of Dorylus worker
Fig. 5. Dorsal view of Dorylus worker

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