Dorylus Fabricius, 1793 valid masculine
Dorylus Fabricius, 1793: 365 Type-species: Vespa helvola (obsolete combination of Dorylus helvolus), by monotypy.
  • Dorylus in Mutillidae: Latreille, 1802b: 352 [Mutillariae]; Latreille, 1809: 123 [Mutillariae]; Latreille, 1810: 313 [Mutillariae], Latreille, 1817b: 555 [mutillaires].
  • Dorylus in Formicariae: Latreille, 1804: 179.
  • Dorylus in Formicites: Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, 1835: 226 (in text) [Heterogynides, Formicites].
  • Dorylus in Dorylidae: Leach, 1815: 147 [Dorylida]; Shuckard, 1840b: 268 [Dorylidae]; Smith, 1859c: 1 [Dorylidae]; Smith, 1871a: 335 [Dorylidae].
  • Dorylus in Dorylidae, Dorylinae, Dorylini: Ashmead, 1905c: 381.
  • Dorylus in Dorylinae, Dorylini: Forel, 1893b: 163; Emery, 1895l: 764 [Dorylii]; Wheeler, 1910a: 137; Emery, 1910b: 5; Arnold, 1915: 113; Forel, 1917: 239; Wheeler, 1922: 633; subsequent authors; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 11; Bolton, 1995b: 27; Bolton, 2003: 37, 148.
  • Dorylus in Dorylinae: Mayr, 1865: 17 [Dorylidae]; Forel, 1878c: 365 (footnote) [Dorylidae]; Dalla Torre, 1893: 9 [Dorylinae]; Emery, 1896e: 174 [Dorylinae]; Brady et al., 2014: 4 (in figure); Borowiec, 2016: 112.
  • Dorylus as genus: all authors.
  • Dorylus as senior synonym of Dorylus (Alaopone): Dalla Torre, 1893: 9; Bingham, 1903: 1; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 11; Tang et al., 1995: 43; Borowiec, 2016: 112.
  • Dorylus as senior synonym of Anomma: Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 11; Tang et al., 1995: 43; Borowiec, 2016: 112.
  • Dorylus as senior synonym of Cosmaecetes: Dalla Torre, 1893: 9; Bolton, 1973a: 357; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 11; Tang et al., 1995: 43; Borowiec, 2016: 112.
  • Dorylus as senior synonym of Dorylus (Dichthadia): Dalla Torre, 1893: 9; Bingham, 1903: 1; Brown, 1973b: 180 [provisional]; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 11; Tang et al., 1995: 43; Borowiec, 2016: 112.
  • Dorylus as senior synonym of Rhogmus: Brown, 1973b: 184 [provisional]; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 11; Tang et al., 1995: 43; Borowiec, 2016: 112.
  • Dorylus as senior synonym of Dorylus (Shuckardia): Bolton, 1973a: 357; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 11; Tang et al., 1995: 43; Borowiec, 2016: 112.
  • Dorylus as senior synonym of Sphegomyrmex: Bolton, 1973a: 357; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 11; Tang et al., 1995: 43; Borowiec, 2016: 112.
  • Dorylus as senior synonym of Typhlopone: Dalla Torre, 1893: 9; Bingham, 1903: 1; Brown, 1973b: 185 [provisional]; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 11; Tang et al., 1995: 43; Borowiec, 2016: 112.
  • [Note (i): all subgenera were given as provisional junior synonyms of Dorylus by Brown, 1973b: 178-184. The list was repeated in Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 11 with all subgenera listed as junior synonyms (copied by Tang et al., 1995). The taxa reverted to subgeneric status in Bolton, 1994: 35; Bolton, 1995b: 27, pending revision, and were formally synonymised by Borowiec, 2016: 112.].
  • [Note (ii): world list of species in former subgenus Dorylus (Dorylus): Emery, 1910b: 9; Bolton, 1995b: 181.].
  • Dorylus catalogues: Mayr, 1863a: 394, 407, 408, 453, 457 (Anomma, Dichthadia, Dorylus, Rhogmus, Typhlopone); Roger, 1863b: 20, 20, 41, 42, 42 (Typhlopone, Anomma, Dorylus, Rhogmus, Dichthadia); Emery & Forel, 1879: 465 (Europe Typhlopone); Dalla Torre, 1893: 8, 8, 9 (Rhogmus, Anomma, Dorylus); Emery, 1910b: 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14 (Dorylus (Dichthadia), Dorylus (Dorylus), Dorylus (Anomma), Dorylus (Typhlopone), Dorylus (Rhogmus), Dorylus (Alaopone)); Wheeler, 1922: 727, 735, 742, 745, 747 (Afrotropical Dorylus (Dorylus), Dorylus (Anomma), Dorylus (Typhlopone), Dorylus (Rhogmus), Dorylus (Alaopone)); Chapman & Capco, 1951: 9 (Asia); Bolton, 1995b: 177; Borowiec, 2016: 121 (species checklist); Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 269 (Afrotropical checklist).
Junior synonyms
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Genus Dorylus references

Shuckard, 1840a: 195 (genera key); Smith, 1858a: 110, 112 (Typhlopone, Anomma diagnoses); Mayr, 1861: 52 (Typhlopone diagnosis); Mayr, 1865: 16, 17 (Dorylinae, Typhlopone, Anomma, Dorylus, Rhogmus, Dichthadia diagnoses); Mayr, 1867a: 91 (Typhlopone diagnosis); Forel, 1878c: 365 (diagnosis); André, 1882d: 251 (Europe & Algeria species key); Emery, 1895l: 699, 701, 706; 764 (diagnosis genus, subgenera, all species key; diagnoses subfamily & tribe); Forel, 1901a: 462 (subgenera key); Bingham, 1903: 2 (diagnosis, India, Sri Lanka & Burma species key); Ashmead, 1906: 22, 25, 26 (subfamilies, tribes & genera keys); Wheeler, 1910a: 137 (diagnosis); Emery, 1910b: 4 (diagnosis, tribes, key); Santschi, 1912b: 154 (D. (Anomma) species key); Arnold, 1915: 113, 114, 115 125, 129, 133 (tribes key, Dorylus subgenera key, South Africa D. (Dorylus) species key, D. (Typhlopone), D. (Rhogmus), D. (Alaopone)); Forel, 1917: 239 (synoptic classification); Santschi, 1919b: 231 (D. (Rhogmus) males key; Forel, 1921c: 135 (diagnosis); Wheeler, 1922: 39, 41, 633 (subfamily & genus diagnoses, tribes & subgenera key); Morley, 1939: 114 (phylogeny); Santschi, 1939a: 152 (D. (Alaopone) species, males key); Brown & Nutting, 1950: 123 (venation & phylogeny); Brown, 1954e: 28 (phylogeny); Raignier & Boven, 1955: 86, 114 (D. (Anomma) species key); Borgmeier, 1955: 57 (tribes key); Eisner, 1957: 478 (proventriculus morphology); Wilson, 1964a: 436 (Indo-Australian species key); Gotwald, 1969b: 49 (mouthparts morphology); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1972a: 36 (diagnosis); Kempf, 1972b: 265 (Neotropical, synoptic classification); Van Boven, 1972: 142 (D. (Anomma) queens key; Brown, 1973b: 166 (genera & distribution); Van Boven, 1975: 196 (D. (Dorylus) queens key); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1976b: 46 (larvae, review & synthesis); Smith, 1979: 1326 (North America); Gotwald & Burdette, 1981: 78 (phylogeny); Snelling, 1981: 390 (synoptic classification); Gotwald & Schaefer, 1982: 187 (D. (Anomma) morphology); Gotwald, 1982: 168 (Dorylus subgenera key); Barr & Gotwald, 1982: 2652 (phenetic affinities of males); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1985b: 256 (synoptic classification); Billen, 1986b: 168 (Dufour's gland); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 79 (synoptic classification); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 9 (synoptic classification, world genera, keys); Bolton, 1990c: 1357 (diagnosis, morphology, phylogeny); Baroni Urbani et al., 1992: 316 (phylogeny); Xu, 1994a: 118 (China species key); Bolton, 1994: 35 (diagnosis, synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1049 (census); Hölldobler et al., 1996: 158 (metatibial gland); Perfilieva, 2002: 1239 (venation); Brady, 2003: 6575 (phylogeny); Bolton, 2003: 36, 147 (diagnosis, synopsis); Brady & Ward, 2005: 593 (phylogeny); Moreau et al., 2006: 102 (phylogeny); Brady et al., 2006: 18173 (phylogeny); Ward, 2007c: 555 (classification); Keller, 2011: 1 (morphology, phylogeny); Brady et al., 2014: 4 (phylogeny); Eguchi et al., 2014: 21 (diagnosis, Vietnam synopsis); Borowiec, 2016: 112, 117 (diagnosis, species groups); Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 268 (diagnosis).

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Extant: 60 valid species, 67 valid subspecies

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