Dorylus fulvus mordax

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Dorylus fulvus mordax
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. fulvus
Subspecies: D. fulvus mordax
Trinomial name
Dorylus fulvus mordax
Santschi, 1931



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ivory Coast (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • impressus. Dorylus (Typhlopone) fulvus var. impressus Santschi, 1928d: 56 (w.) IVORY COAST. [Junior primary homonym of impressus Stitz, above.] Replacement name: mordax Santschi, 1931d: 407.
  • mordax. Dorylus fulvus var. mordax Santschi, 1931d: 407. Replacement name for impressus Santschi, 1928d: 56. [Junior primary homonym of impressus Stitz, 1910: 127.]



  • Santschi, F. 1928d. Descriptions de nouvelles fourmis éthiopiennes (quatrième note). Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 16: 54-69 (page 56, [Junior primary homonym of impressus Stitz, 1910: 127.])
  • Santschi, F. 1931e. La reine du Dorylus fulvus Westw. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 22: 401-408 (page 407, Replacement name for impressus)