Dorylus hindostanus

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Dorylus hindostanus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Dorylus labiatus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: Dorylus hindostanus
Smith, F., 1859

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


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

  • hindostanus. Dorylus hindostanus Smith, F. 1859b: 3, pl. 1, fig. 1, 16 (m.) INDIA. Possible junior synonym of juvenculus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 12. Junior synonym of labiatus: Emery, 1895j: 724; Bingham, 1903: 2.


  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 2, Junior synonym of labiatus)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 12, Possible junior synonym of juvenculus)
  • Emery, C. 1895l. Die Gattung Dorylus Fab. und die systematische Eintheilung der Formiciden. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 685-778 (page 724, Junior synonym of labiatus)
  • Smith, F. 1859c. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VII. Dorylidae and Thynnidae. London: British Museum, 76 pp. (page 3, pl. 1, fig. 1, 16 male described)