Dorylus depilis clarior

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Dorylus depilis clarior
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. depilis
Subspecies: D. depilis clarior
Trinomial name
Dorylus depilis clarior
Santschi, 1917



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.

  • clarior. Dorylus affinis st. clarior Santschi, 1917c: 19 (m.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. [First available use of Dorylus affinis st. depilis var. clarior Santschi, 1915c: 246; unavailable name.] Currently subspecies of depilis: Menozzi, 1942: 165.



  • Menozzi, C. 1942a. Formiche dell'isola Fernando Poo e del territorio del Rio Muni (Guinea Spagnola). 24. Beitrag zu den wissenschaftlichen Ergebnissen der Forschungsreise H. Eidmann nach Spanisch-Guinea 1939 bis 1940. Zool. Anz. 140: 164-182 (page 165, Variety of depilis)
  • Santschi, F. 1917c. Note sur Dorylus affinis Shuckard mâle et ses variétés. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 8: 18-21 (page 19, male described)