Typhlopone punctata

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Typhlopone punctata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Dorylus helvolus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Dorylus
Species: Typhlopone punctata
Smith, F., 1858

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


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

  • punctata. Typhlopone punctata Smith, F. 1858b: 112 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in Dorylus: André, 1882c: 251. Junior synonym of helvolus: Emery, 1888b: 350.