The Ants of Africa
Genus Dorylus - Subgenus Alaopone
Dorylus (Alaopone) distinctus Santschi

Dorylus (Alaopone) distinctus Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality Guinea (Dorylus (Alaopone) distinctus n. sp., Santschi, 1910g: 747, illustrated, male) no locality given, collected by Marchand - see below
male only known (see Wheeler, 1922; Bolton, 1995) .

{Dolylus distinctus male genitalia}TL 19 mm; truncation of the stipe almost transverse (more or less cutting off the internal angle) and slightly concave; wing nerves reddish brown; few hairs between the ocelli

Santschi's (1910g) description is at {original description}.

Dorylus distinctus maleThe photomontage is of a type male worker collated from

2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.