Mutilla dorylus

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Mutilla dorylus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Dorylus helvolus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: Mutilla dorylus
Lamarck, 1817

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

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • dorylus. Mutilla dorylus Lamarck, 1817: 101 (m.) "Africa". Junior synonym of helvolus: Emery, 1888b: 350.

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