Dorylus fulvus juvenculus

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Dorylus fulvus juvenculus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. fulvus
Subspecies: D. fulvus juvenculus
Trinomial name
Dorylus fulvus juvenculus
Shuckard, 1840
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 36.802778° to 33.883333°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India.
Palaearctic Region: Algeria, Morocco (type locality), Turkey.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • juvenculus. Dorylus juvenculus Shuckard, 1840c: 318 (m.) (no state data).
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: “Barbary” (= North African coast from Morocco to Libya): (no further data) (Lyon).
    • Type-depository: BMNH? (“in the collection of the Zoological Society”).
    • Status as species: Westwood, 1842: 80; Lucas, H. 1849: 299; Smith, F. 1859b: 2; Mayr, 1863: 408; Roger, 1863b: 41; Emery, 1878b: 59; André, 1882c: 254 (in key); Emery, 1884a: 386; Emery, 1888b: 350; Forel, 1890a: lxviii; Emery, 1891b: 1; Dalla Torre, 1893: 11; Forel, 1894d: 17; Wasmann, 1904b: 676.
    • Junior synonym of fulvus: Emery, 1895j: 723; Forel, 1901a: 464; Forel, 1904c: 5; Emery, 1910b: 13; Emery, 1915g: 6; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 743.
    • Subspecies of fulvus: Santschi, 1931a: 2; Santschi, 1931d: 407; Santschi, 1936c: 198; Bolton, 1995b: 179; Kiran & Karaman, 2012: 5; Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 22.
    • Senior synonym of oraniensis: Emery, 1888b: 350; Forel, 1890a: lxviii; Emery, 1891b: 1; Dalla Torre, 1893: 11; Emery, 1893h: 1; Forel, 1904c: 5; Wasmann, 1904b: 676; Santschi, 1931d: 407; Bolton, 1995b: 180.
    • Distribution: Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey.
  • oraniensis. Typhlopone oraniensis Lucas, H. 1849: 302, pl. 16, fig. 11 (w.) ALGERIA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Algeria: nr Oran, iii. (H. Lucas).
    • Type-depository: MNHN.
    • Combination in Dorylus: André, 1882c: 252.
    • Status as species: Nylander, 1856b: 76; Smith, F. 1858b: 112; Roger, 1859: 249; Roger, 1861a: 45; Mayr, 1862: 737; Roger, 1863b: 20; Mayr, 1863: 457; Dours, 1873: 167; Emery, 1878b: 59; Emery & Forel, 1879: 465; André, 1881b: 64; André, 1882c: 252 (in key); Emery, 1884a: 385; Forel, 1885b: 177.
    • Junior synonym of fulvus: Emery, 1910b: 13; Emery, 1915g: 6; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 743; Müller, 1923b: 32 (in text).
    • Junior synonym of juvenculus: Emery, 1888b: 350; Forel, 1890a: lxviii; Emery, 1891b: 1; Dalla Torre, 1893: 11; Emery, 1893h: 1; Forel, 1904c: 5; Wasmann, 1904b: 676; Santschi, 1931d: 407; Bolton, 1995b: 180.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1888b [1887]. Le tre forme sessuali del Dorylus helvolus L. e degli altri Dorilidi. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 19: 344-351 (page 350, Senior synonym of oraniensis)
  • Emery, C. 1893j. Intorno ad alcune formiche della collezione Spinola. Boll. Mus. Zool. Anat. Comp. R. Univ. Torino 8(1 163: 1-3 (page 1, Senior synonym of homalinus)
  • Emery, C. 1895l. Die Gattung Dorylus Fab. und die systematische Eintheilung der Formiciden. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 685-778 (page 723, Junior synonym of fulvus)
  • Forel, A. 1890b. Fourmis de Tunisie et de l'Algérie orientale. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 34:lxi-lxxvi. (page lxviii, Senior synonym of oraniensis)
  • Santschi, F. 1931e. La reine du Dorylus fulvus Westw. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 22: 401-408 (page 401, Revived from synonymy as subspecies of fulvus)
  • 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 318, male described)