Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Dorylus
Family: Formicidae (Insecta/Hymenoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
helvolus
NOTES

Very large brown ant of the subfamily Dorylinae. The females are wingless but males are attracted to lights at night.


AUTHORITY
(Linnaeus, 1764)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: A brown ant
Colour: Brown
Notes: The workers are red
Colour: Red
Common Name
Driver ant
Ant
Habitat
NOTES: Comes into the house at night
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Toxicity
Can deliver a painful bite
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Dorylus planifrons
Mutilla dorylus
Typhlopone europaea
Typhlopone punctata



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