The Ants of Africa
The Ant Guide update - notes
Ant Guide update 2009

The Reference Numbers are as in the main Guide update page. I had no prior knowledge of any of the listed publications even when I had collected, drawn and briefly described the holotype and or paratype specimen(s). My specimens are listed as among the "Material Examined" in most of the listed papers.

1. Atopomyrmex mocquerysi - Bolton (1981b: 251) - collection not listed and drawing not referred to.

2. Loboponera vigilans Bolton & Brown (2002: 7) - my description and drawing not referred to.

3. Calyptomyrmex nummuliticus - Bolton (1981b: 68) - my description and drawing not referred to.

4. Cardiocondyla emeryi - Bolton (1982: 312) - drawing not referred to.

5. Cataulacus moloch Bolton (1982: 361) - paratype specimen; my description and drawing not referred to.

6. Cataulacus taylori Bolton (1982: 364) - holotype and paratype specimen collected by me; published without my knowing, with my description and drawing not referred to.

7. Cataulacus boltoni Snelling (1979a: 3) - holotype and paratype specimen collected by me; published without my knowing, with my description and drawing not referred to

8. Centromyrmex sellaris - Bolton & Fisher (2008c: 22) - my description and drawing not referred to.

9. Monomorium vaguum - Bolton (1987: 418) - my description, findings (published in Taylor, 1981) and drawing not referred to.

10. Axinidris kinoin Shattuck (1991: 115) - holotype and paratype specimen collected by me; published without my knowing, with my description and drawing not referred to. Also not referred to by Snelling (2007).

11. Nesomyrmex latinodis as Leptothorax angulatus - Bolton (1982: 324) - my description and drawing not referred to.

12. Tetramorium aculeatum - Bolton (1980: 353) - my description, findings (published in Taylor, 1977; Taylor & Adedoyin, 1978; and, Taylor, 1981) and drawing not referred to.

13. Tetramorium africanum - Bolton (1980: 355) - my description, findings and drawing not referred to.

14. Meranoplus inermis - Bolton (1981a: 53) - my description, findings and drawing not referred to.

15. Pyramica ninda Bolton (1983: 284) - listed among non paratypic material but my description, findings and drawing not referred to.

16. Monomorium bicolor - Bolton (1987: 338) - my description, notes and drawing not referred to.

17. Monomorium floricola - Bolton (1987: 390) - my description, findings and drawing not referred to.

18. Monomorium pharaonis - Bolton (1987: 356) - my description, findings and drawing not referred to.

19. Monomorium mayri - Bolton (1987: 326) - my description, note and drawing not referred to.

20. Monomorium destructor - Bolton (1987: 324) - confused reference but my record, description, note and drawing not referred to.

21. Monomorium egens - Bolton (1987: 385) - my description, note and drawing not referred to.

22. Monomorium exiguum - Bolton (1987: 388) - my description, note and drawing not referred to.

23. Monomorium invidium Bolton (1987: 427) - listed among non paratypic material but my description, findings and drawing not referred to.

24. Monomorium rosae - Bolton (1987: 408) - my description, note and drawing not referred to.

25. Paedalgus distinctus Bolton & Belshaw (1993: 185) - my description, note and drawing not referred to.

26. Pristomyrmex orbiceps - Bolton (1981b: 286) - my description, note and drawing not referred to.

27. Pyramica ludovici - Bolton (1983: 343) - my description, records, note and drawing not referred to.

28. Pyramica maynei - Bolton (1983: 347) - my description, note and drawing not referred to.

29. Pyramica serrula - Bolton (1983: 349) - my description, note and drawing not referred to.

30. Pyramica simoni - Bolton (1983: 350) - my description, note and drawing not referred to.

31. Strumigenys vazerka Bolton (1983: 397) - my description, note and drawing not referred to.

32. Strumigenys pallestes Bolton (1983: 383) - my description, note and drawing not referred to.

33. Strumigenys petiolata - Bolton (1983: 384) - my description, note and drawing not referred to.

34. Strumigenys hastyla Bolton (1983: 372) - my description, note and drawing not referred to.

35. Strumigenys rufobrunea - Bolton (1983: 389) - my description, note and drawing not referred to.

36. Monomorium oscaris - Bolton (1987: 326) - my description, note and drawing not referred to.

37. Technomyrmex nigriventris - Bolton (2007: 30) - my description, note and drawing not referred to; also in Taylor (1981).

38. Technomyrmex andrei - Bolton (2007: 19) - my description, note and drawing not referred to; also in Taylor (1981).

39. Technomyrmex sycorax Bolton (2007: 30) - specimen apparently not seen by Bolton )despite being deposited at the BMNH); my description, record, note and drawing not referred to; also in Taylor (1981).

40. Technomyrmex moerens - Bolton (2007: 28) - my description, record, note and drawing not referred to; also in Taylor (1981).

41. Technomyrmex parviflavus Bolton (2007: 31) - my description, record, note and drawing not referred to; also in Taylor (1981).

42. Terataner elegans - Bolton (1981b: 292) - my description, record, note and drawing not referred to.

43. My Tetramorium descriptions, notes and drawings (Taylor, 1980a) were printed in January 1980, whereas Bolton's revision (1980) was issued 31 July, 1980.

44. Tetramorium ataxium Bolton (1980: 295) - specimens collected, drawn and recognised by me but published by Bolton without my knowing.

45. Tetramorium bellicosum Bolton (1980: 296) - paratype specimens collected, drawn and recognised by me but published by Bolton without my knowing.

46. Tetramorium granulatum Bolton (1980: 299) - holotype collected by my assistant, drawn and recognised by me but published by Bolton without my knowing.

47. Tetramorium intonsum Bolton (1980: 288) - drawn and recognised by me but published by Bolton, the original collector.

48. Tetramorium jugatum Bolton (1980: 289) - drawn and recognised by me but published by Bolton, the original collector.

49. Tetramorium wadje Bolton (1980: 322) - paratype worker drawn and recognised by me but published by Bolton without my knowing.

50. Tetramorium calinum Bolton (1980: 239) - paratype worker drawn and recognised by me but published by Bolton, the original collector.

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