The Ants of Africa
Genus Dorylus Subgenus Dorylus
Dorylus (Dorylus) mandibularis Mayr

Dorylus (Dorylus) mandibularis Mayr

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Cameroun (Mayr, 1896: 228, male) collector Yngve Sjöstedt
subspecies pulchellus (Santschi, 1920d: 361, male) from Ivory Coast, collected at Dimbroko, by Le Moult
male only known (see Bolton, 1995) .

Mayr's (1896) description is at {original description}. Santschi's (1920d) description of pulchellus is at {original description}.

{Dorylus mandibularis pulchellus holotype male} The photomontage is of the holotype pulchellus male collated from

The holotype male, lacking a lateral view, can be seen at

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