The Ants of Africa
Genus Anochetus
Anochetus talpa Forel

Anochetus talpa Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server}Type location South Africa (Anochetus talpa n. sp., Forel, 1901f: 351, worker) Natal, by Haviland; worker only described .

Forel's (1901f) description is at {original description}. A translation was given by Arnold (1915: 106) - {original description}.

Wheeler (1922) listed it from Nigeria (Ibadan, F. Silvestri, in Santschi, 1914d: 331), perhaps a dubious record, as the only other finding was the type.

{Anochetus talpa} The photomontage is of the type worker collated from

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