The Ants of Africa
Genus Cerapachys
Cerapachys wroughtoni Forel

Cerapachys wroughtoni Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Cerapachys Wroughtoni n. sp., Forel, 1910e: 422, worker) from the Mountains of Natal, collected by R Wroughton, 1914
junior synonyms (synonymy by Brown, 1975, 24)
rhodesiana (Cerapachys Wroughtoni For. v. rhodesiana n. v., Forel, 1913j: 212, worker) from Zimbabwe, Bulawayo, collected by G Arnold - see http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0907055
roberti (Cerapachys Roberti n. sp., Forel, 1914d: 212, worker ) from South Africa, Eastcourt, Natal, by R Wroughton, 1914 - see http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0902707
worker only described .


Forel's (1910e) description is at {original description}. Forel's (1913j) description of rhodesiana is at {original description}. Forel's (1914d) description of roberti is at {original description}. Arnold's (1915: 16) translation is at {original description}, his (1926: 192) description of roberti is at {original description}. Brown (1975: 62) also noted others from South Africa (R E Turner, Port St John, Pondoland, Cape Province).


{Cerapachys wroughtoni}The photomontage of the holotype worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0249876

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