Dorylus gerstaeckeri

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Dorylus gerstaeckeri
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Dorylus gribodoi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: Dorylus gerstaeckeri
Emery, 1895

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Dorylus gribodoi.


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

  • gerstaeckeri. Dorylus (Anomma) gerstaeckeri Emery, 1895j: 713, pl. 17, fig. 11 (w.) GHANA. Junior synonym of gribodoi: Schöning, et al. 2008: 42. See also: Raignier & Boven, 1955: 85.


  • Emery, C. 1895l. Die Gattung Dorylus Fab. und die systematische Eintheilung der Formiciden. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 685-778 (page 713, pl. 17, fig. 11 worker described)
  • Raignier, A.; Boven, J. K. A. van. 1955. Étude taxonomique, biologique et biométrique des Dorylus du sous-genre Anomma (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Ann. Mus. R. Congo Belge Nouv. Sér. Quarto Sci. Zool. 2: 1-359 (page 85, see also)