Cerapachys vespula (Weber)
Type location Kenya (Phyracaces
vespula new species, Weber, 1949a: 5, illustrated antenna, worker;
in Cerapachys by Brown, 1975: 24) collected at Kavirondo at
nearly 5000 feet asl, 17.ii.1948, by N A Weber - no type images on Antweb (March 2015)
junior synonym cooperi
(Phyracaces Cooperi n. sp., Arnold, 1915: 18, worker; synonymy by Brown, 1975: 24) from South
Africa, Umgani, Durban, C B Cooper
worker only described .
Weber's (1949a) description is at . Arnold's (1915) description of Phyracaces
cooperi is at .
Note the Arnold specimens were notably longer, TL
than those described by Weber, TL 3.8 mm.
The nomenclatorial oddity is due to prior naming, on an
earlier page, of Cerapachys cooperi by Arnold (1915: 14) and
the reduction of that to a junior synonym of Cerapachys afer
Forel (1907) by Brown ((1975: 22).