The Ants of Africa
Genus Dorylus - Subgenus Anomma
Dorylus (Anomma) rufescens (Santschi) - polymorphism

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{Dorylus rufescens polymorphism}Polymorphism

The photomontages are of specimens collected in the Central African Republic Dzanga-Sangha National Park, 0255’04.8" N 1610’09.7" E 450m environ; Camp 6; 22.ii.2005, A vu dans une petite saline aux abords du camp, 12h-16h; collector Philippe Annoyer. The major and two minor morphs are shown in detail below.


{Dorylus rufescens major} Major


{Dorylus rufescens media 1 worker} The photomontage is of the type media 1 worker collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0911319. Note: the size and mandibles suggest this is a media 1 worker; the gastral apex matches that of what I regard as the major worker (above).


{Dorylus rufescens media 3} Media 3 ?


{Dorylus rufescens minima} Minima ?

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