Dorylus fimbriatus

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

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Gambia (type locality), Guinea, Kenya, Mali, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe.

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • fimbriatus. Rhogmus fimbriatus Shuckard, 1840c: 325 (m.) GAMBIA. Emery, 1895j: 736 (w.); Brauns, 1903: 294 (q.). Combination in Dorylus (Rhogmus): Emery, 1895j: 736. Current subspecies: nominal plus crampeli, laevipodex, poweri. See also: Emery, 1901c: 187; Forel, 1901h: 47; Arnold, 1915: 129; Boven, 1967: 55.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1915. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part I. Ponerinae, Dorylinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 1-159 (page 129, see also)
  • Boven, J.K.A. van. 1967b. La femelle de Dorylus fimbriatus et termitarius. Natuurhistorisch Maandblad 56: 55-60. [26.iv.1967.] PDF (page 55, see also)
  • Brauns, J. 1903. Ueber das Weibchen von Dorylus (Rhogmus) fimbriatus Shuck. (Hym.). Z. Syst. Hymenopterol. Dipterol. 3: 294-298 (page 294, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1895l. Die Gattung Dorylus Fab. und die systematische Eintheilung der Formiciden. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 685-778 (page 736, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1895l. Die Gattung Dorylus Fab. und die systematische Eintheilung der Formiciden. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 685-778 (page 736, Combination in Dorylus (Rhogmus))
  • Emery, C. 1901l. Studi sul polimorfismo e la metamorfosi nel genere Dorylus. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)9:183-201 (page 187, see also)
  • Forel, A. 1901m. Formiciden des Naturhistorischen Museums zu Hamburg. Neue Calyptomyrmex-, Dacryon-, Podomyrma- und Echinopla-Arten. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 18: 43-82 (page 47, see also)
  • Shuckard, W. E. 1840c. Monograph of the Dorylidae, a family of the Hymenoptera Heterogyna. (Concluded from p. 271.). Ann. Nat. Hist. 5: 315-328 (page 325, male described)