Dorylus brevis

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Dorylus brevis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. brevis
Binomial name
Dorylus brevis
Santschi, 1919

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Specimen Labels


A member of the Dorylus orientalis-group.


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • brevis. Dorylus (Alaopone) montanus st. brevis Santschi, 1919c: 245, fig. 1 (m.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Raised to species: Santschi, 1939a: 147.



  • Santschi, F. 1919c. Fourmis nouvelles du Congo. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 6: 243-250 (page 245, fig. 1 male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1939a. Contribution au sous-genre Alaopone Emery. Rev. Suisse Zool. 46: 143-154 (page 147, Raised to species)