Dorylus sudanicus

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Dorylus sudanicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: D. sudanicus
Binomial name
Dorylus sudanicus
Santschi, 1917



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Chad, Congo (type locality), Gambia, Mali.

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.

  • sudanicus. Dorylus affinis var. sudanica Santschi, 1917c: 19 (m.) CONGO.
    • Subspecies of affinis: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 729; Bolton, 1995b: 180.
    • Status as species: Taylor, B. et al. 2016: 549.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Baroni Urbani C. 1977. Katalog der Typen von Formicidae (Hymenoptera) der Sammlung des Naturhistorischen Museums Basel (2. Teil). Mitt. Entomol. Ges. Basel (n.s.) 27: 61-102.
  • Borowiec M. L. 2016. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dorylinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 608: 1–280.
  • Santschi F. 1917. Note sur Dorylus affinis Shuckard mâle et ses variétés. Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de l'Afrique du Nord 8: 18-21.