The Ants of Africa
Genus Cardiocondyla
Cardiocondyla zoserka Bolton

Cardiocondyla zoserka Bolton

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server}Type location Nigeria (Bolton, 1982: 318, not illustrated, queen); TL 2.9-3.3; known only from holotype queen and four other females from near Abuja (Gurara Falls, E. Classey, 20.iii.1972) .

Bolton's description is at {original description}.

Suspected as an inquiline (parasitic) species, perhaps dependent on C. shuckardi (Bolton, 1982).

{Cardiocondyla zoserka}The photomontage of the holotype queen is collated from

2007, 2012, 2019 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.