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Distribution Records - Nigeria

Excel 2003 spreadsheet - Nigeria spreadsheet

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Ants from cocoa in Nigeria - Taylor and Adedoyin, 1974-76
Ants from modern collecting in Nigeria, other than on cocoa

Subfamily Species Author year location Collector Habits
AENICTINAE Aenictus asantei Taylor 1980b CRIN; Araromi, nr Ibadan B Taylor; W Eguagie workers; from leaf litter and cocoa trunk
AENICTINAE Aenictus decolor Taylor 1980b CRIN B Taylor workers, on a path and in cashew plot
AENICTINAE Aenictus decolor batesi Forel 1911e Old Calabar Bates new variety, workers
AENICTINAE Aenictus guineensis Taylor 1980b CRIN B Bolton worker; from leaf litter
AENICTINAE Aenictus weissi Taylor 1980b CRIN B Taylor worker, from bare ground and cocoa leaf litter
AMBLYOPONINAE Amblyopone mutica Santschi 1914d Ibadan F Silvestri new species, 4 workers
AMBLYOPONINAE Amblyopone sp undet Nigeria Taylor 2005w Osun, Ile-Ife J T Medler queen; 30.vii.1971
APOMYRMINAE Apopomyrma stygia Bolton 1990c ? ? workers
CERAPACHYINAE Cerapachys coxalis Taylor 1976x CRIN B Bolton workers
CERAPACHYINAE Cerapachys occipitalis Taylor 1976x CRIN B Taylor workers; from leaf litter and on a cocoa pod
CERAPACHYINAE Cerapachys sudanensis Brown 1975x CRIN B Bolton workers; from leaf litter
CERAPACHYINAE Cerapachys sudanensis Taylor 1976x CRIN B Taylor two collections; at base of cocoa tree an nest under a log
DOLICHODERINAE Axinidris kinoin Shattuck 1991x CRIN B Taylor new species, 2 workers; on roadside vegetation
DOLICHODERINAE Tapinoma nsp T1
Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor workers, from nest in dead wood on cocoa tree
DOLICHODERINAE Tapinoma carininotum Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor workers; ground nesting, on up to 5% of cocoa trees
DOLICHODERINAE Tapinoma melanocephalum Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor workers, common in houses
DOLICHODERINAE Tapinoma  nsp T2
Taylor 1978x CRIN & Ilesha B Taylor workers; nesting under bark of cocoa and Indian Almond trees
DOLICHODERINAE Technomyrmex parviflavus Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor workers; foraging at night from nest within house wall
DOLICHODERINAE Technomyrmex sycorax Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor workers; nesting in dead wood and foraging on cocoa tree
DOLICHODERINAE Technomyrmex moerens Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor workers; nest seen in a termite damaged branch and the ants also using old termite tunnels on the tree.
DOLICHODERINAE Technomyrmex nigriventris
Taylor 1978x CRIN & Apoje B Taylor workers; nesting in under bark & in crevices and foraging on cocoa tree
DOLICHODERINAE Technomyrmex andrei Taylor 1978x CRIN & Oloruntedo B Taylor workers; nest in soil; occasionally on cocoa, tends mealybugs
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Al.) aethiopicus Taylor 1980b CRIN B Bolton workers; collected from under bark
DORYLINAE Dorylus (An.) arcens Taylor 1980b CRIN B Bolton workers
DORYLINAE Dorylus (An.) atratus F Smith 1859b Old Calabar ? new species, males
DORYLINAE Dorylus (An.) burmeisteri Taylor 1980b CRIN B Taylor workers
DORYLINAE Dorylus (An.) burmeisteri Santschi 1914d Ibadan F Silvestri 5 workers
DORYLINAE Dorylus (An.) kohli Taylor 1980b CRIN B Taylor series of workers
DORYLINAE Dorylus (An.) kohli Forel 1911e Old Calabar Bates collection workers
DORYLINAE Dorylus (An.) nigricans Lamborn 1914x Moor Plantation; Agege W A Lamborn males
DORYLINAE Dorylus (An.) rufescens Menozzi 1926a Koko E Zavattari many workers
DORYLINAE Dorylus (An.) titan Taylor 2005w CRIN or Moor Plantation R H Booker series of media & minor workers
DORYLINAE Dorylus (An.) victoriae Taylor 1980b CRIN B Taylor series of workers' from cocoa leaf litter
DORYLINAE Dorylus (D.) depilis Forel 1911e Old Calabar Bates collection workers
DORYLINAE Dorylus (D.) gribodoi Santschi 1910g Lower Benue Lenfant male
DORYLINAE Dorylus (D.) helvolus Lamborn 1914x Agege W A Lamborn ?
DORYLINAE Dorylus (D.) spininodis Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri 4 workers
DORYLINAE Dorylus (D.) spininodis Santschi 1910g Benin J de Gaulle worker
DORYLINAE Dorylus (R.) fimbriatus Taylor 1980b CRIN B Taylor workers; from tree stump and outside ground nest
DORYLINAE Dorylus (R.) savagei mucronatus Forel 1901h Wari, Forcados R Henry Fischer male
DORYLINAE Dorylus (R.) savagei mucronatus Santschi 1919b Wari, Forcados R Henry Fischer male
DORYLINAE Dorylus (R.) savagei mucronatus Emery 1899e Lagos Staudinger & Bang-Haas new variety, male
FORMICINAE Anoplolepis tenella Taylor 1978x Akure B Taylor workers, from cocoa
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmopelta) vividus meinerti Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri 1 worker
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmotrema) bayeri Weber 1964x Ibadan G C Webb from mound of Trinervitermes, 13.ii.1950
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmotrema) foraminosus Forel 1911e Old Calabar Bates collection minor workers
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmotrema) foraminosus deductus Santschi 1915c ? ? listed in key
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmotrema) haereticus Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri new species, 6 workers & soldiers
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmotrema) perrisii Santschi 1914d Ibadan & Lagos F Silvestri new strain, 4 workers & soldiers
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmotrema) perrisii nigeriensis Santschi 1914d Ibadan & Lagos F Silvestri new ssp, workers, queen & male
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanae.) acvapimensis Menozzi 1926a Port Harcourt E Zavattari workers
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanae.) acvapimensis Mayr 1895x Old Calabar H Brauns workers
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanae.) acvapimensis poultoni Forel 1913c Lagos W A Lamborn new variety, workers with Lycaenids
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanae.) maculatus schereri Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri 2 workers
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanae.) maculatus schereri Santschi 1915c Olokomeji F Silvestri workers
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanae.) solon chilon Forel 1911e Old Calabar Bates collection workers
FORMICINAE Lepisiota ambigua Taylor 1978x CRIN B Bolton workers from dead wood on the ground
FORMICINAE Lepisiota cacozela Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri 5 workers
FORMICINAE Lepisiota cacozela Taylor 1978x widespread in forest zone B Taylor & S F Adedoyin workers (dimorphic?)
FORMICINAE Lepisiota canescens Santschi 1914d Lagos F Silvestri 8 workers
FORMICINAE Lepisiota gerardi Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor occasionally seen foraging on cocoa, tends aphids, also on coffee
FORMICINAE Lepisiota guineensis Taylor 1978x widespread B Taylor & S F Adedoyin on 53/76 farms, 9-10% of cocoa
FORMICINAE Lepisiota validiuscula Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor workers, occasionally on cocoa, tend Pseudococccids
FORMICINAE Oecophylla fusca Menozzi 1926a Sapele E Zavattari 2 workers
FORMICINAE Oecophylla longinoda Menozzi 1926a Koko & Sapele E Zavattari several workers
FORMICINAE Paraparatrechina albipes Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor nests on cocoa trees; tend aphids
FORMICINAE Paratrechina grisoni Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor quite common (on 0.1-1.0% of cocoa trees); nests in soil, including in crevices on cocoa trees
FORMICINAE Paratrechina longicornis Santschi 1914d Lagos F Silvestri worker
FORMICINAE Paratrechina subtilis Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor nests in dead wood on ground and in soil; forages on cocoa, tends aphids; also seen on coffee
FORMICINAE Paratrechina boltoni
Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor quite common, on 0.1-1.0% of cocoa trees, also on soil, oil palm and coffee; nest in leaf litter and dead wood
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis concava Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor workers, from shrub vegetation
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis decemdentata Bolton 1973b CRIN; Ile Ife B Bolton; J T Medler workers
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis decemdentata Booker 1968x CRIN R H Booker on cocao blocks
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis laboriosa Santschi 1914d Lagos F Silvestri 1 worker
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis laboriosa Booker 1968x CRIN R H Booker on 1-2% of cocoa canopies
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis laboriosa Bolton 1973b Itu; Lagos; CRIN W A C Cockburn; G Strachan; B Bolton workers
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis militaris Mayr 1895x Old Calabar H Brauns workers
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis militaris Bolton 1973b many locations many collectors workers
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis militaris calabarica Forel 1907a Old Calabar Luke new variety. Workers
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Forel 1901h Old Calabar Duke workers
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis monista Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor nest on a native tree
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis monista Bolton 1973b Ibadan J Cloudsley-Thompson; R H Booker workers
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis otleti Bolton 1973b CRIN B Bolton workers
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis phidias Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor workers, from low shrub vegetation around cocoa
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis rufipalpis Taylor 1978x CRIN B Taylor workers, from low shrub vegetation around cocoa
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis schistacea Bolton 1973b Ogbomosho; Obudu B Bolton; J T Medler workers
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis viscosa Bolton 1973b Badeggi; Madaki J T Medler; M G Wood workers
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis weissi Taylor 1978x CRIN, Ibule B Taylor workers; nest on cocoa leaf
LEPTANILLINAE Leptanilla africana Baroni Urbani 1977c N. Bussa, Kano State J T Medler new species, male
MYRMICINAE Atopomyrmex cryptoceroides Santschi 1914d Ibadan F Silvestri 8 workers
MYRMICINAE Atopomyrmex mocquerysi Bolton 1981b CRIN; Mokwa B Bolton; C Longhurst workers
MYRMICINAE Atopomyrmex mocquerysi Taylor 1980a CRIN B Taylor procession of workers on low edge vegetation
MYRMICINAE Baracidris meketra Bolton 1981b Ile-Ife J T Medler new species; holotype & 1 paratype workers; 21.vii.1971
MYRMICINAE Calyptomyrmex barak Bolton 1981a CRIN B Bolton 1 worker; 20.vi.1969
MYRMICINAE Calyptomyrmex nummuliticus Bolton 1981a CRIN B Bolton workers; with alate males
MYRMICINAE Cardiocondyla emeryi Bolton 1982x CRIN; Bussa B Bolton; J T Medler workers
MYRMICINAE Cardiocondyla emeryi yorubae Rigato 2002x IITA Ibadan J Noyes names as new species, holotype plus 9 workers
MYRMICINAE Cardiocondyla shuckardi Bolton 1982x Ibadan K Whitney; B Critchley workers
MYRMICINAE Cardiocondyla zoserka Bolton 1982x Abuja E Classey new species; queens; 20.iii.1972
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus boltoni Snelling 1979a CRIN, Gambari B Taylor new species, holotype worker
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus egenus Bolton 1974a CRIN; Owena B Bolton; J T Medler workers
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus egenus Taylor 1979x CRIN B Taylor collections on cocoa and edge vegetation; nest in rotten branches
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus guineensis Taylor 1979x widespread B Taylor & S Adedoyin on 3.5% of cocoa trees in 76 farm survey
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus guineensis Forel 1911e Old Calabar Bates workers
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus guineensis Santschi 1914d Lagos F Silvestri 1 worker
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus guineensis Bolton 1974a 6 locations several workers
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus guineensis sulcatus Forel 1911e Old Calabar Bates collection workers
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus lujae Bolton 1974a CRIN; Araromi B Bolton; ? worker
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus mocquerysi Bolton 1974a CRIN; Ibadan B Bolton; R H Booker worker
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus mocquerysi Taylor 1979x Olukunle S F Adedoyin from survey of cocoa
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus moloch Bolton 1982x CRIN B Taylor 2 workers
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus pullus Bernard 1952x Lagos A Hollande workers; from a dead palm
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus taylori Bolton 1982x CRIN B Taylor new species, holotype & 1 paratype workers; 1975
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus traegaordhi Taylor 1979x CRIN B Taylor workers from low vegetation
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus vorticus Bolton 1974a CRIN B Bolton new species, all forms, nest under cocoa bark; 30.viii.1969
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus vorticus Taylor 1979x CRIN B Taylor workers on trunk of a shade tree
MYRMICINAE Cataulacus weissi Taylor 1979x CRIN B Taylor workers, on low vegetation
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Atop.) africana Forel 1910e Old Calabar ? worker
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Atop.) africana alligatrix Forel 1911e Old Calabar Bates collection new ssp, workers
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Atop.) africana alligatrix Forel 1913c Lagos W A Lamborn workers with Lycaenids
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Atop.) batesi Forel 1911e Old Calabar Bates collection new species, holotype worker
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Atop.) buchneri Menozzi 1926a Port Harcourt E Zavattari 1 worker
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Atop.) clariventris Forel 1913c Lagos W A Lamborn workers with Lycaenids
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Atop.) depressa Santschi 1914d Lagos F Silvestri 3 queens
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Atop.) depressa Mayr 1895x Old Calabar H Brauns workers
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Atop.) depressa foreli Santschi 1914d Olokomeji & Ibadan F Silvestri workers
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Atop.) kohli winkleri Forel 1911e Old Calabar Bates collection workers
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Atop.) kohli winkleri Forel 1913c Lagos W A Lamborn workers with Lycaenids
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Atop.) laurenti Forel 1913c Lagos W A Lamborn workers with Lycaenids
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (C.) acaciae Santschi 1933b Nabo J J Simpson 1 worker & 1 male (new description); 1910
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (C.) acaciae yorubosa Santschi 1933b Nabo J J Simpson new variety, worker; 1910
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (C.) brunneipennis Santschi 1933b Nabo J J Simpson  
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (C.) brunneipennis yorubosa Santschi 1933b Nabo J J Simpson  
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (C.) painei Taylor 1979x CRIN B Taylor on up to 1% of cocoa trees; nests in dead branch ends or rot holes
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (C.) acis
Taylor 1979x CRIN & Ilesha B Taylor workers, occasionally found
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (C.) stigmata Taylor 1979x CRIN B Taylor foraging on shrubs and cocoa
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (C.) stigmata Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri new species, 6 workers, 7 males
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (N.) stadelmanni doliocephala Santschi 1914d Ibadan F Silvestri new variety, worker
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Orth.) muralti Taylor 1979x CRIN B Taylor nests on cocoa trees, up to 1% of trees
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Sphaer.) kneri pronotalis Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri new variety, 4 workers
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Sphaer.) nigeriensis Taylor 1979x throughout cocoa growing area B Taylor & S F Adedoyin many workers, carton nests on trunks; on native shrubs& trees, cashew & kola
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Sphaer.) nigeriensis Santschi 1914d Lagos F Silvestri new species, 6 workers
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Sphaer.) wellmani Forel 1910e Old Calabar in Forel coll worker
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Sphaer.) zavattarii Menozzi 1926a Port Harcourt E Zavattari new species; workers
MYRMICINAE Meranoplus inermis Bolton 1981a CRIN; Mokwa; Ile-Ife B Bolton; C Longhurst; J T Medler workers
MYRMICINAE Meranoplus inermis variant Taylor 1979x CRIN B Taylor workers, several collections tending aphids on cocoa flowers
MYRMICINAE Messor galla Bolton 1982x numerous locations various workers
MYRMICINAE Messor regalis Santschi 1914d Lagos & Olokomeji F Silvestri 3 workers & 6 workers
MYRMICINAE Messor regalis Bolton 1982x N Bussa; Mokwa J T Medler; C Longhurst workers
MYRMICINAE Messor regalis Emery 1892d Benue Staudinger & Bang-Haas new species, 2 queens; specimens bought by Emery
MYRMICINAE Monomorium abyssinicum Bolton 1987x Mokwa C Longhurst workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium bicolor Bolton 1987x CRIN; nr L Chad; Bakura; Sokoto; Mokwa B Bolton; B Taylor; J C Deeming; E A Mill; C Longhurst workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium cryptobium Bolton 1987x IITA Ibadan A Russel-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium destructor Taylor 1980a CRIN B Taylor very common
MYRMICINAE Monomorium egens Bolton 1987x CRIN B Bolton; B Taylor workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium exiguum Bolton 1987x CRIN B Bolton; B Taylor workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium floricola Bolton 1987x CRIN B Bolton workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium floricola Taylor 1980a CRIN B Taylor inside laboratories
MYRMICINAE Monomorium floricola Santschi 1914d Lagos F Silvestri workers & queen
MYRMICINAE Monomorium invidium Bolton 1987x IITA, Ibadan; CRIN; Ile Ife A Russell-Smith; B Bolton; B Taylor; J T Medler new species, 11 workers & 1 queen, 28.iv.1981; other workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium oscaris Bolton 1987x CRIN; Ibadan; Mokwa B Bolton; B Taylor; R Ouhang; C Longhurst workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium oscaris variant Taylor 1980a CRIN B Taylor ground nesting and foraging
MYRMICINAE Monomorium pharaonis Bolton 1987x IITA Ibadan; CRIN; Ile Ife A Russell-Smith; B Bolton; J T Medler workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium rosae Bolton 1987x CRIN; IITA Ibadan; Mokwa B Bolton; B Taylor; B Critchley; C Longhurst workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium vaguum Bolton 1987x CRIN B Bolton workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium vaguum Taylor 1980a CRIN B Taylor foraging on 0.1-0.2% of cocoa trees; also on oil palm; nests in dead wood on trees
MYRMICINAE Myrmicaria fumata Santschi 1933b Ibadan F D Golding with aphids on cotton
MYRMICINAE Myrmicaria fumata
Taylor 1980a CRIN and elsewhere B Taylor; R H Booker; W Eguagie ecology study; nesting in cocoa plantation, tending aphids
MYRMICINAE Nesomyrmex angulatus Bolton 1982x CRIN and elsewhere B Taylor workers
MYRMICINAE Oligomyrmex silvestrii
Taylor 1980a CRIN CRIN collection 1 workers
MYRMICINAE Paedalgus distinctus Bolton 1969x CRIN B Bolton male described as P. termitolestes
MYRMICINAE Paedalgus distinctus Bolton 1993x CRIN, IITA Ibadan B Bolton, B Critchley workers and males; with termites in a log
MYRMICINAE Pheidole aurivilli kasaiensis Forel 1913c Lagos W A Lamborn workers with Lycaenids
MYRMICINAE Pheidole mayri Taylor 1980a CRIN B Taylor soldiers & workers; nesting in hard packed soil
MYRMICINAE Pheidole costauriensis Taylor 1980a CRIN B Taylor soldiers & workers; from nest in cocoa crevice
MYRMICINAE Pheidole costauriensis Santschi 1915c Ibadan F Silvestri workers
MYRMICINAE Pheidole semidea Taylor 1980a CRIN B Taylor soldiers & workers; from dead wood on ground & at base of cocoa tree
MYRMICINAE Pheidole excellens Taylor 1980a CRIN B Taylor soldiers & workers; nests in soil, also in mummified cocoa pod on the ground
MYRMICINAE Pheidole excellens weissi Santschi 1914d Lagos F Silvestri 1 soldier & 1 worker
MYRMICINAE Pheidole megacephala Taylor 1980a widespread B Taylor extremely common, dominant in cocoa and forest edge vegetation
MYRMICINAE Pheidole megacephala costauriensis Santschi 1915c Ibadan F Silvestri soldier & worker
MYRMICINAE Pheidole megacephala impressifrons Forel 1913c Lagos W A Lamborn workers with Lycaenids
MYRMICINAE Pheidole megacephala impressifrons Lamborn 1920x Lagos W A Lamborn ?
MYRMICINAE Pheidole melancholica Taylor 1980a widespread B Taylor soldiers & workers (may be as common as megacephala)
MYRMICINAE Pheidole minima catella Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri new variety, soldier & workers
MYRMICINAE Pheidole nigeriensis Taylor 1980a widespread B Taylor soldiers & workers, common
MYRMICINAE Pheidole nigeriensis Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri new species, 2 soldiers
MYRMICINAE Pheidole rotundata costauriensis Santschi 1914d Ibadan F Silvestri small soldiers
MYRMICINAE Pheidole speculifera Taylor 1980a CRIN B Taylor soldiers & workers; nests in dead wood and crevices on living trees, rare
MYRMICINAE Pristomyrmex orbiceps Bolton 1981b CRIN B Bolton; B Taylor workers
MYRMICINAE Pyramica (Epitritus) laticeps Bolton 1983x IITA Ibadan B R Critchley workers
MYRMICINAE Pyramica (Epitritus) laticeps Brown 1962b Zungeru, Kaduna W A Sands new species, 7 workers; at base of dead tree
MYRMICINAE Pyramica (Serra.) ludovici Bolton 1983x CRIN B Bolton workers
MYRMICINAE Pyramica (Serra.) ludovici Taylor 1979x CRIN, Itamerin B Taylor workers; from rotten wood on ground; nest under dead bark on cocoa
MYRMICINAE Pyramica (Serra.) ludovici nigeriensis Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri new strain, 3 workers
MYRMICINAE Pyramica (Serra.) lujae Bolton 1983x CRIN B Bolton workers
MYRMICINAE Pyramica (Serra.) maynei Bolton 1983x CRIN B Bolton workers
MYRMICINAE Pyramica (Serra.) simoni Taylor 1979x CRIN B Taylor workers from cocoa leaf litter and soil
MYRMICINAE Pyramica (Serra.) simoni fusciventris Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri 10 workers
MYRMICINAE Pyramica (Smithi.) malaplax Bolton 1983x IITA Ibadan B R Critchley workers
MYRMICINAE Pyramica (Smithi.) ninda Bolton 1983x CRIN; IITA Ibadan B Taylor; R Critchley & A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Rhoptromyrmex critchleyi Bolton 1976x IITA Ibandan B R Critchley new species, 2 collections, 3 workers; 23-27.xi.1973; 11-16.x.1973
MYRMICINAE Solenopsis orbuloides Taylor 1980a CRIN B Bolton workers
MYRMICINAE Solenopsis orbuloides Santschi 1914d Lagos & Olokemeji F Silvestri workers & queen
MYRMICINAE Strumigenys cacaoensis Bolton 1971a CRIN B Bolton new species, workers & queen; nest on cocoa tree; 10.vii.1969
MYRMICINAE Strumigenys hastyla Bolton 1983x CRIN B Bolton workers
MYRMICINAE Strumigenys pallestes Bolton 1971a CRIN B Bolton workers
MYRMICINAE Strumigenys pallestes Bolton 1983x CRIN B Taylor workers
MYRMICINAE Strumigenys petiolata Bolton 1983x Ibadan; CRIN & Apoje A Russell-Smith; B Taylor workers
MYRMICINAE Strumigenys rogeri Bolton 1983x CRIN B Bolton workers
MYRMICINAE Strumigenys rufobrunea Bolton 1983x CRIN B Taylor workers
MYRMICINAE Strumigenys rufobrunea Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri 1 worker
MYRMICINAE Strumigenys vazerka Bolton 1983x CRIN B Bolton workers; from leaf litter and a rotten log
MYRMICINAE Terataner elegans Bolton 1981b CRIN, Ogbere & Ife B Taylor & S F Adedoyin workers; all from on cocoa
MYRMICINAE Terataner piceus Bolton 1981b CRIN B Bolton workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium (Trig.) brevispinosum Bolton 1976x CRIN B Bolton workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium (Trig.) brevispinosum Taylor 1980a CRIN B Taylor nesting in hard packed soil, ground foraging
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium (Trig.) eminii Bolton 1976x CRIN B Bolton workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium (Trig.) minimum Bolton 1976x IITA Ibadan B R Critchley 1 worker; 8-11.vii.1974
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium (Trig.) minimum Taylor 1980a CRIN B Taylor on ground and lower parts of a cocoa tree
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium (X.) angulinode Taylor 1980a CRIN B Taylor nest in ground and drive of garden
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium (X.) angulinode Bolton 1980x Mokwa; CRIN; IITA Ibadan C Longhurst; B Bolton; B R Critchley workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium (X.) calinum Bolton 1980x CRIN; Mokwa B Bolton; C Longhurst workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium (X.) flavithorax Bolton 1980x IITA Ibadan; Ile Ife B R Critchley;J T Medler workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium (X.) guineense Bolton 1980x CRIN B Bolton workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium (X.) legone Bolton 1980x 18 km N of Mokwa C Longhurst 1 worker; 28.iv.1977
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium (X.) nullispinum Bolton 1980x IITA Ibadan B R Critchley new species, holotype worker; 11-18.xi.1974
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium (X.) zapyrum Bolton 1980x CRIN; IITA Ibadan; Ile Ife B Bolton; B R Critchley; J T Medler workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium aculeatum Menozzi 1926a Sapele E Zavattari 1 male
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium aculeatum Bolton 1980x CRIN; Onipe, Gbodo; Owena B Bolton; B Taylor; J T Medler workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium africanum Bolton 1980x CRIN; Onipe, Gbodo; Owena B Taylor workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium africanum Mayr 1895x Old Calabar H Brauns workers & queen (new description)
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium asetyum Bolton 1980x Mokwa C Longhurst new species, holotype & 4 paratype workers, 2 queens; 29.ix.1977; savannah species preying on Pheidole
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium ataxium Bolton 1980x IITA Ibadan; CRIN; Ile Ife; Mokwa B R Critchley; B Bolton; B Taylor; J T Medler; B Lasebikan new species, holotype & 5 paratype workers, 16-23.ix.1974; otherw orkers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium bellicosum Bolton 1980x CRIN B Bolton; B Taylor new species, holotype & 3 paratype workers; 10.vi.1969, leaf litter; 2 workers, nest in ground, 16.x.1975
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium caldarium Bolton 1980x Mokwa B Lasebikan workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium dumezi Bolton 1980x IITA Ibadan B R Critchley workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium dysderke Bolton 1980x CRIN B Bolton new species, holotype worker; 24.vii.1969, in rotten stump
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium granulatum Bolton 1980x CRIN B Taylor & S F Adedoyin new species, holotype and 1 paratype workers; 2 collections; soil at base of cocoa trees
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium intonsum Bolton 1980x CRIN B Bolton workers; from dry dead log in Kola plot
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium jugatum Bolton 1980x CRIN; IITA Ibadan B Bolton; B R Critchley workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium khyarum Bolton 1980x Zaria D Simpson new species, holotype & 4 paratype workers; 11.iii.1969
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium longicorne Bolton 1980x Damaturu E S Ross & K Lorenzen workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium lucayanum Bolton 1980x CRIN; Mokwa B Bolton; B Taylor; C Longhurst workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium lucayanum waelbrokei Santschi 1914d Lagos F Silvestri 2 workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium quadridentatum Bolton 1980x CRIN; IITA Ibadan B Bolton; B Taylor; B R Critchley workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium sericeiventre Forel 1911e Old Calabar Bates collection workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium sericeiventre Santschi 1914d Ibadan F Silvestri 4 workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium sericeiventre Bolton 1980x numerous several workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium sericeiventre nigriventris Santschi 1918b Ibadan F Silvestri workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium simillimum Bolton 1980x CRIN; Ilf Ife; Lagos B Bolton; B Taylor; J T Medler; B Malkin workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium simillimum exoletum Santschi 1914d Lagos F Silvestri 6 workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium wadje Bolton 1980x CRIN B Taylor 1 worker, from cocoa tree; 14.i.1975
PONERINAE Anochetus africanus Taylor 1976x CRIN B Bolton; B Taylor workers; from soil and debris in crevices on cocoa trees, from a rottn log
PONERINAE Anochetus bequaerti Taylor 1976x CRIN B Bolton worker; from rotten log
PONERINAE Anochetus fuliginosus Brown 1978c CRIN B Bolton worker; from on a cocoa trunk
PONERINAE Anochetus fuliginosus Taylor 1976x CRIN B Taylor workers; from crevice on cocoa tree
PONERINAE Anochetus katonae Taylor 1976x CRIN B Bolton workers; from leaf litter
PONERINAE Anochetus katonae parvus Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri 2 workers
PONERINAE Anochetus pellucidus Brown 1978c CRIN B Bolton 1 worker; from in a cocoa trunk
PONERINAE Anochetus pellucidus Taylor 1976x CRIN B Taylor nesting in cocoa jorquette
PONERINAE Anochetus siphneus Brown 1978c CRIN B Bolton workers; under fallen banana stem
PONERINAE Anochetus talpa ? Santschi 1914d Ibadan F Silvestri 1 worker
PONERINAE Asphinctopone silvestrii Bolton 1973a CRIN B Bolton worker; from rotten banana trunk on ground
PONERINAE Asphinctopone silvestrii Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri holotype worker, xii.1912
PONERINAE Centromyrmex sellaris Taylor 1976x CRIN B Taylor workers
PONERINAE Hypoponera cammerunensis Taylor 1976x CRIN B Taylor workers; in soil crevice on cocoa & nests in dead wood on ground
PONERINAE Hypoponera incisa Santschi 1914d Lagos F Silvestri new species, holotype worker
PONERINAE Hypoponera lea Taylor 1976x CRIN B Taylor workers; on cocoa trees, nests in crevices and dead tree stumps
PONERINAE Hypoponera schauinslandi Taylor 1976x CRIN B Taylor workers; in old tree stump, in dead wood and in soil
PONERINAE Hypoponera punctatissima Santschi 1914d Lagos & Olokomeji F Silvestri queens
PONERINAE Leptogenys elegans Bolton 1975a CRIN B Bolton new species, 3 workers; from stump of rotten tree branch
PONERINAE Leptogenys khaura Bolton 1975a Ile-Ife J T Medler new species, 2 workers
PONERINAE Leptogenys stygia Bolton 1975a CRIN B Bolton new species, 8 workers; in rotten wood under fallen banana stem
PONERINAE Loboponera politula Bolton 2002x IITA, Ibadan B R Critchley; A Russell-Smith new species, worker; second finding
PONERINAE Loboponera vigilans Bolton 2002x CRIN; IITA, Ibadan; B Bolton; A Russell-Smith 6 workers; 1 worker
PONERINAE Odontomachus troglodytes Santschi 1914d Ibadan, Olokomeji, Lagos F Silvestri workers & queens
PONERINAE Pachycondyla (Bothr.) silvestrii Taylor 2005w CRIN B Taylor workers; from nests in a dead log, in rotting wood & in ground under old tree stump
PONERINAE Pachycondyla (Bothr.) sjostedti Taylor 2005w CRIN B Taylor workers; under a rotting log with termites
PONERINAE Pachycondyla (Bothr.) soror Longhurst 1980x Mokwa C Longhurst ecological study, in savannah
PONERINAE Pachycondyla (Brachy.) sennaarensis Taylor 2005w CRIN B Taylor workers, in open ground
PONERINAE Pachycondyla (Brachy.) sennaarensis Santschi 1914d Ibadan, Olokomeji F Silvestri workers
PONERINAE Pachycondyla (Mega.) analis Longhurst 1979a Mokwa C Longhurst ecological study
PONERINAE Pachycondyla (Meso.) ambigua Taylor 1976x CRIN B Taylor workers; nests in dried cocoa pod, leaf litter and dead wood on ground; will ascend trees
PONERINAE Pachycondyla (Meso.) caffraria Taylor 1976x CRIN B Taylor nest in a rotting log on the ground
PONERINAE Pachycondyla (Palto.) tarsata Taylor 1976x CRIN B Taylor workers
PONERINAE Pachycondyla (Palto.) tarsata Lamborn 1915x ? W A Lamborn ecological study
PONERINAE Pachycondyla (Trachy.) brunoi Taylor 1976x CRIN B Bolton workers; from in soil and a dead log, often with termites
PONERINAE Pachycondyla (Trachy.) brunoi nigeriensis Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri new subspecies, 8 workers
PONERINAE Pachycondyla (Trachy.) darwinii africana Santschi 1914d Lagos F Silvestri 1 queen
PONERINAE Platythyrea conradti Taylor 1976x Agodi nr Ibadan; CRIN W Eguagie; B Taylor workers; nests, on 1% of cocoa trees at CRIN
PONERINAE Platythyrea modesta Taylor 1976x CRIN B Taylor workers; twice on cocoa
PONERINAE Plectroctena macgeei Bolton 1974b CRIN B Bolton new species, holotype worker; from soil under log on ground
PONERINAE Plectroctena macgeei Taylor 1976x CRIN B Bolton worker
PONERINAE Plectroctena macgeei Bolton 2002x IITA, Ibadan B R Critchley worker
PONERINAE Plectroctena minor Bolton 1974b CRIN B Bolton worker; from rotten log
PONERINAE Psalidomyrmex foveolatus Taylor 1976x CRIN B Taylor workers; from soil at base of a cocoa tree
PONERINAE Psalidomyrmex foveolatus Bolton 1975b Ibadan R H Booker worker
PSEUDOMYRMECINAE Tetraponera aethiops Forel 1913c Lagos W A Lamborn queen
PSEUDOMYRMECINAE Tetraponera anthracina Taylor 1976x CRIN & widespread on cocoa B Taylor workers
PSEUDOMYRMECINAE Tetraponera anthracina Santschi 1937b Ibadan F D Golding  
PSEUDOMYRMECINAE Tetraponera anthracina Booker 1968x CRIN R H Booker workers
PSEUDOMYRMECINAE Tetraponera lepida Taylor 1976x CRIN B Taylor workers, moderately common on shrubs and bushes
PSEUDOMYRMECINAE Tetraponera ophthalmica Taylor 1976x CRIN B Taylor workers; not common, nests in dead wood on trees
PSEUDOMYRMECINAE Tetraponera triangularis illota Santschi 1914d Olokomeji F Silvestri new variety, 1 worker & 1 queen

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