Dorylus termitarius

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Dorylus termitarius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. termitarius
Binomial name
Dorylus termitarius
Wasmann, 1911

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo (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.

  • termitarius. Dorylus (Rhogmus) termitarius Wasmann, 1911: 111, pl. 1, fig. 4 (w.q.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. See also: Boven, 1967: 57.

Description

References

  • Boven, J. K. A. van. 1967b. La femelle de Dorylus fimbriatus et termitarius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Natuurhist. Maandbl. 56: 55-60 (page 57, see also)
  • Wasmann, E. 1911a. Zur Kenntnis der Termiten und Termitengäste vom belgischen Congo. [part]. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 1: 91-117 (page 111, pl. 1, fig. 4 worker, queen described)