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Distribution Records - Benin (former Dahomey)

Excel 2003 spreadsheet - Benin spreadsheet

Subfamily Species Author year location Collector Habits
AENICTINAE Aenictus humeralis viridans Santschi 1915c Kouande Desanti 6 males
AENICTINAE Aenictus mutatus Santschi 1920d Kouande Desanti 1 male
AENICTINAE Aenictus mutatus Santschi 1924b lower Dr Ducorps 1 male
APOMYRMINAE Apomyrma stygia Bolton 1990c ? ? workers
CERAPACHYINAE Sphinctomyrmex rufiventris Santschi 1930a Djougou, Kouande Desanti refers to type of Santschi, 1915
CERAPACHYINAE Sphinctomyrmex rufiventris Santschi 1915c Djougou, Kouande; Kika Desanti; Lt Ribot new species, 2 males & 2 males
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmosericus) vestitus perpectitus Santschi 1926b Kouande Desanti queen
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Ortho.) sericeus Santschi 1926b Kouande; Casamance Desanti; Claveau  
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanae.) aegyptiacus infrasquameus Santschi 1926b Kouande Desanti new subspecies, all forms
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanae.) desantii Santschi 1915c Kouande Desanti new species, types, all forms
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanae.) maculatus flavominor Santschi 1920i Kouande Desanti new variety, worker
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanae.) maculatus lohieri Santschi 1915c Kouande Desanti workers
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanae.) solon chilon Forel 1901h   Martiensen new variety, queen
MYRMICINAE Atopomyrmex mocquerysi Santschi 1914d Cotonou F Silvestri 8 workers
MYRMICINAE Carebara sicheli Santschi 1913c   ? 1 queen
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus difficilis Santschi 1915c   Desanti new species, holotype worker
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus guineensis Santschi 1914d Cotonou F Silvestri 1 queen
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Atop.) togoensis Donisthorpe 1945b Mayondi H E Box new species, 13 workers on cocoa, 11.v.1944
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (C.) menilekii occidentalis Santschi 1915c Kouande Desanti 1 worker
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (C.) werneri pasithea Santschi 1915c   Desanti new variety, 1 worker
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (D.) edentula Santschi 1915c Kouande Desanti 1 queen (new description)
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Sphaer.) kneri behanzini Santschi 1915c Cotonou ? new variety, 8 workers
MYRMICINAE Messor regalis Santschi 1913c Agouagou Roubaud 6 workers
MYRMICINAE Messor regalis rubea Santschi 1913c lower Dahomey Le Moult new variety, 6 workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium abyssinicum Santschi 1915c   Desanti 1 worker
MYRMICINAE Pheidole excellens fulvobasalis Santschi 1921c Agouagou Roubaud new variety, 1 soldier
PONERINAE Hypoponera brevis Santschi 1921c Porto Novo Le Moult new species, holotype worker
PONERINAE Odontomachus assiniensis Stitz 1910x Bismarckburg, Misahohe L Conradt, Buttner, Baumann workers
PONERINAE Pachycondyla (Palto.) tarsata striata Santschi 1930a Savalou M Chambon new variety, worker
2006 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
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