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  • Entomology 661208 MCZ Entomology
  • Dorylus nigricans rubellus
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Watamu, 60 miles north of Mombasa, nest 57
  • Africa: Kenya
  • XII-1961 (1961-12-01 - 1961-12-31)
Dorylus nigricans rubellus (Savage, 1849)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Dorylinae Dorylini Dorylus nigricans rubellus
Identified by Jozef K. A. van Boven on 1964-12-31
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: D. (A.) nigricans subsp. burmeisteri var. rubellus Santschi; verbatim date 1964
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Africa
Country: Kenya
Specific Locality: Watamu, 60 miles north of Mombasa, nest 57
Verbatim Locality: KENYA: Watamu; 60 m. N. of MOMBASA; NEST 57
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: XII-1961 (1961-12-01 - 1961-12-31)
G. R. Cunningham-van Someren
lot number: iv-MM-658
other number: 679
other number: KISTNER
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) fair in collection >10