DorylusFabricius, 1793validmasculine

60 valid species (27 synonyms, 1 homonym, 1 unavailable), 68 valid subspecies (11 synonyms, 1 homonym, 5 unavailable)

Dorylus Fabricius, 1793Fabricius, J. C. 1793. Entomologia systematica emendata et aucta. Secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, adjectis synonimis, locis observationibus, descriptionibus. Tome 2. Hafniae [= Copenhagen]: C. G. Proft, 519 pp. [1793] PDFExternal_link: 365 . Type-species: Vespa helvola, by monotypy. AntWeb AntWiki
Dorylus in Dorylidae: Leach, 1815Leach, W. E. 1815. Entomology. Pp. 57-172 in: Brewster, D. (ed.) 1815. The Edinburgh encyclopedia. Edinburgh: William Blackwood, Volume 9. [1815-04]External_link: 147 [Dorylida]; Shuckard, 1840bShuckard, W. E. 1840b. Monograph of the Dorylidae, a family of the Hymenoptera Heterogyna. (Continued from p. 201.). Annals of Natural History 5:258-271. [1840-06] PDFExternal_link: 268; Smith, 1859cSmith, F. 1859c. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VII. Dorylidae and Thynnidae. London: British Museum, 76 pp. [1859-07-23] PDFExternal_link: 1; Smith, 1871bSmith, F. 1871b. A catalogue of the aculeate Hymenoptera and Ichneumonidae of India and the Eastern Archipelago. [concl.]. Journal of the Linnean Society of London. Zoology 11:349-415. [1871-12-20] PDFExternal_link: 335. Dorylus in Dorylinae: Mayr, 1865Mayr, G. 1865. Formicidae. In: Novara Expedition 1865. Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte "Novara" um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859. Zoologischer Theil. Bd. II. Abt. 1. Wien: K. Gerold's Sohn, 119 pp. [1865-12-14]External_link: 17 [Dorylidae]; Forel, 1878cForel, A. 1878c. Études myrmécologiques en 1878 (première partie) avec l'anatomie du gésier des fourmis. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 15:337-392. [1878-10] PDFExternal_link: 365 (footnote) [Dorylidae]; Dalla Torre, 1893Dalla Torre, K. W. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. [1893] PDFExternal_link}: 9. Dorylus in Dorylinae, Dorylini: Forel, 1893bForel, A. 1893b. Sur la classification de la famille des Formicides, avec remarques synonymiques. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 37:161-167. [1893-04-01>] PDFExternal_link: 163; Emery, 1895lEmery, C. 1895l. Die Gattung Dorylus Fab. und die systematische Eintheilung der Formiciden. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 8:685-778. [1895-10-18] PDFExternal_link: 764 [Dorylii]; Ashmead, 1905cAshmead, W. H. 1905c. A skeleton of a new arrangement of the families, subfamilies, tribes and genera of the ants, or the superfamily Formicoidea. Canadian Entomologist 37:381-384. [1905-11-01] PDFExternal_link: 381; Wheeler, 1910aWheeler, W. M. 1910a. Ants: their structure, development and behavior. New York: Columbia University Press, xxv + 663 pp. [1910-03]External_link: 137; Emery, 1910bEmery, C. 1910b. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dorylinae. Genera Insectorum 102:1-34. [1910-06-25] PDFExternal_link: 5; Arnold, 1915Arnold, G. 1915. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part I. Ponerinae, Dorylinae. Annals of the South African Museum 14:1-159. [1915-02-11]External_link: 113; Forel, 1917Forel, A. 1917. Cadre synoptique actuel de la faune universelle des fourmis. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 51:229-253. [1917-03-08] PDFExternal_link: 239; all subsequent authors.
Genus Dorylus references: see tribe Dorylini
Species
abyssinicus frenisyi obscuriceps
acherontus fulvus obscurior
acuminatus funereus ocellatus
acutus furcatus opacus
aegyptiacus fusciceps oraniensis
aethiopicus fuscipennis orientalis
affinis fuscus ornata
agressor gaudens pallidus
alluaudi gerstaeckeri parapsidalis
anceps ghanensis pardus
antinorii glaberrima planiceps
arcens glabratus planifrons
arnoldi gribodoi politus
atratus helvolus poweri
atriceps hindostanus pretoriae
attenuatus hirsutus pubescens
australis homalinus pulchellus
badior hybrida pulliceps
badius impressus pulsi
bequaerti impressus punctata
berlandi indocilis punctus
bishyiganus insularis punicus
bondroiti juvenculus quadratus
braunsi katanensis rhodesiae
breviceps kirbii ritsemae
brevinodosus klugi rubellus
brevipennis kohli rufescens
brevis labiatus ruficeps
bulawayensis laeviceps saharensis
burmeisteri laevigatus savagei
buyssoni laevipodex schereri
carteri lamottei schoutedeni
chapini langi shuckardi
clarior latinodis shuckardi
claripennis leo sjoestedti
clausii lobatus sjostedtiwilverthi
confusa loewyi spininodis
congolensis longiceps spinolae
conjugens longicornis stadelmanni
conradti lugubris stanleyi
crampeli mandibularis staudingeri
crosi marginiventris stramineus
curtisii marshalli striatidens
dahlbomii mayri stygis
dentifrons mediatus sudanicus
denudatus militaris termitarius
depilis minor terrificus
diadema moestus thwaitsii
distinctus molestus titan
dorylus montanus ugandensis
ductor mordax umbratipennis
emeryi morio victoriae
erraticus mucronatus vinalli
europaea niarembensis vishnui
eurous nigricans westwoodii
exilis nigritarsis wilverthi
faurei nomadas zimmermanni
fimbriatus oberthueri zumpti

†fossil valid synonym subspecies unidentifiable/excluded from Formicidae unavailable/nomen nudum homonym original combination View full key