Dorylus nigricans sjostedti

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Dorylus nigricans sjostedti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. nigricans
Subspecies: D. nigricans sjostedti
Trinomial name
Dorylus nigricans sjostedti
Emery, 1899

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun (type locality), Central African Republic, Chad.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • sjostedti. Dorylus nigricans subsp. sjostedti Emery, 1899e: 461 (w.) CAMEROUN.
    • Santschi, 1912b: 160 (s.); Raignier & van Boven, 1955: 98 (q.).
    • Status as species: Wasmann, 1916: 136.
    • Subspecies of nigricans: Menozzi, 1933a: 94; Emery, 1910b: 12; Stitz, 1910: 128; Santschi, 1912b: 160; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 48, 741; Raignier & van Boven, 1955: 98; Bolton, 1995b: 180.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1899d. Fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 43: 459-504 (page 461, 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 98, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1912b. Fourmis d'Afrique et de Madagascar. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 56: 150-167 (page 160, soldier described)
  • Wasmann, E. 1916b. Neue dorylophile Staphyliniden Afrikas. Entomol. Mitt. 5: 134-147 (page 136, Raised to species)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 741, Subspecies of nigricans)