Dorylus nigritarsis

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Dorylus nigritarsis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Dorylus wilverthi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: Dorylus nigritarsis
Strand, 1911

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

Nomenclature

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

  • nigritarsis. Dorylus nigritarsis Strand, 1911: 118 (q.) CAMEROUN. Combination in D. (Anomma): Santschi, 1915c: 248. Junior synonym of nigricans: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 737; of wilverthi: Boven, 1972: 144.

References

  • Boven, J. K. A. van. 1972. Description de deux reines d'Anomma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Ann. Soc. R. Entomol. Belg. 108: 133-146 (page 144, Junior synonym of wilverthi)
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 248, Combination in D. (Anomma))
  • Strand, E. 1911. Ein bisher unbekanntes Dorylidenweibchen aus Kamerun. Jahrb. Nassau. Ver. Naturkd. 64: 118-120 (page 118, queen described)
  • 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 737, Junior synonym of nigricans)