Dorylus nigricans sjostedtiwilverthi

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Dorylus nigricans sjostedtiwilverthi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. nigricans
Subspecies: D. nigricans sjostedtiwilverthi
Trinomial name
Dorylus nigricans sjostedtiwilverthi
(Wasmann, 1917)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • sjostedtiwilverthi. Anomma sjostedti var. sjostedtiwilverthi Wasmann, 1917: 305 (w.) CAMEROUN. [A. sjostedti var. sjostedtiwilverthi Wasmann, 1916: 136. Nomen nudum.] Currently subspecies of nigricans: Bolton, 1995b: 180.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 180, Subspecies of nigricans)
  • Wasmann, E. 1917. Neue Anpassungstypen bei Dorylinengästen Afrikas (Col. Staphylinidae). Z. Wiss. Zool. 117: 257-360 (page 305, worker described)