The Ants of Africa
Genus Cerapachys
Cerapachys nkomoensis (Forel)

Cerapachys nkomoensis (Forel)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality Zare (Phyracaces nkomoensis n. sp., Forel, 1916: 400, worker; combination in Cerapachys, Brown, 1975: 23) from St. Gabriel, by Kohl
junior synonyms
congolensis (Phyracaces Cooperi Arnold r. congolensis n. stirps, Forel, 1916: 401) from Zare, collected at St. Gabriel, by Kohl - see
eidmanni (Phyracaces eidmanni n. sp., Menozzi, 1942: 165) worker only described; synonymy by Brown, 1975 - slightly larger; see Bolton, 1995) from Fernando Po I. - see  .

Forel's (1916) description is at {original description}. Forel's (1916) description of congolensis is at {original description}. Menozzi's (1942) description of eidmanni is at {original description}.

Now known from Cameroun, collected by the Campo Forest study (Bolton, Dejean & Ngnegueu, 1992); nest in active termitarium of Ophiotermes mandibularis

{Cerapachys nkomoensis}The photomontage of a type worker is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Cerapachys nkomoensis
B Taylor det.

A Fotso Kuate
Sample 66

0354'30" N
1125'58" E


{Cerapachys nkomoensis}The photomontage is of a dealate queen from Cameroun, Nko'ondo; collector A Fotso Kuate.

See also the worker at

2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.