Dorylus fulvus obscurior

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Dorylus fulvus obscurior
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. fulvus
Subspecies: D. fulvus obscurior
Trinomial name
Dorylus fulvus obscurior
Wheeler, W.M., 1925

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • obscurior. Dorylus fulvus var. obscurior Wheeler, W.M. 1925b: 1 (s.w.) GUINEA. [First available use of Dorylus (Typhlopone) fulvus st. badius var. obscurior Santschi, 1914d: 333; unavailable name.]

Description

References

  • Wheeler, W. M. 1925b. Zoological results of the Swedish Expedition to Central Africa 1921. Insecta. 10. Formicidae. Ark. Zool. 17A(2 25: 1-3 (page 1, soldier, worker described)