Dorylus westwoodii

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Dorylus westwoodii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. westwoodii
Binomial name
Dorylus westwoodii
(Shuckard, 1840)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from "South America" (locality incorrect but true distribution uncertain).

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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.

  • westwoodii. Labidus (Typhlopone) westwoodii Shuckard, 1840b: 266 (w.) "South America" (locality incorrect). Combination in Dorylus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 13. See also: Emery, 1895j: 743; Emery, 1910b: 15.

Description

References

  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 13, Combination in Dorylus)
  • Emery, C. 1895l. Die Gattung Dorylus Fab. und die systematische Eintheilung der Formiciden. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 685-778 (page 743, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1910b. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dorylinae. Genera Insectorum 102: 1-34 (page 15, see also)
  • Shuckard, W. E. 1840b. Monograph of the Dorylidae, a family of the Hymenoptera Heterogyna. (Continued from p. 201.). Ann. Nat. Hist. 5: 258-271 (page 266, worker described)