The Ants of Africa
Fotso Kuate collection - Cameroun

LIST OF ANT SPECIMENS FROM IITA - CAMEROON 

Identifications by B Taylor.

All identifications are linked to the species page on this website. Where there are no external modern revisions, the determination is based on BT's perusal of all the available literature; * indicates those for which no prior records are known from Cameroun.


Mounted Specimens

Mostly collected by Apollin Fotso Kuate, IITA.

Collection locations:
Awae II - 0354’30”N 1125’58”E; highland area elevation >500m
Mengomo - 0234’37”N 1102’01”E; elevation  437m
Matomb - 349' 0 N 114'0"E; highland area elevation >500m
Boga - 353'60"N 1046'60"E; lowland area elevation <250m
Sombo - 352'60"N 1041'60" E; lowland area elevation <250m
Barombi - 0440' N 0924' E

Forest, fallow and cassava fields
Quadrat in the fallow means species collected with aspirator in 1 meter square. Vegetation type dominated by Chromolaena odorata).
Quadrat in the forest means species collected with aspirator in a 1 meter square in the forest (mostly secondary forest). For species captured with baiting, it was a mix of canned tuna and honey.

A. Fotso Kuate, A., Tindo, M., Hanna, R., Kenne, M. & Goergen, G. 2008. Foraging activity and diet of the ant, Anoplolepis tenella Santschi (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), in southern Cameroon. African Entomology, 16 (1),107-114

Fotso Kuate Code
Number Species name (BT determined)
Notes
Tapinoma Cameroon 60 1 Tapinoma carininotum * Awae II
Pitfall
17.xii.2005 (6?)
Tapinoma sp1 2 Tapinoma Taylor sp T2
(not debouti) first photo *
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
18.x.2007
Technomyrmex sp1 2 Technomyrmex pallipes Awae II
Quadrat in forest
09.v.2007
Technomyrmex sp2 2 Tapinoma luridum
first worker photo *
Awae II
Quadrat in forest
09.v.2007
Technomyrmex sp4 1 Technomyrmex pallipes queen Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
09.v.2007
Technomyrmex sp6 1 Technomyrmex pallipes Matomb
Quadrat in fallow
27.vii.2007
Technomyrmex sp8 1 Technomyrmex moerens
first BT photo
Matomb
Pitfall in forest
27.vii.2007
Camponotus brutus 3 1 Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) varus
minor *
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
1.ix.2006
Camponotus brutus 1 Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) langi
minor *
Matomb/S
Tuna bait in forest
17.vii.2007
Camponotus sp1 2 Camponotus (Myrmosericus) flavomarginatus
minor
Awae II
Quadrat in forest
19.vii.2007
Camponotus sp1 1 Camponotus (Myrmosericus) flavomarginatus
major
Awae II
Tuna bait in forest
9.v.2007
Camponotus sp11 1 Camponotus (Myrmotrema) foraminosus
minor
Matomb
Quadrat in fallow
18.v.2007
Camponotus sp12 1 Camponotus (Paramyrmamblys) simus
minor *
first photo of minor
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
18.ix.2007
Camponotus sp13 1 Camponotus (Myrmachrhaphe) tameri
first BT photo *
Awae II
Quadrat in forest
19.ix.2007
Camponotus sp14 2 Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) donisthorpei
major & minor
major previously unknown (first photo)
Boga
Quadrat in fallow
16.v.2007
Camponotus sp15 2 Camponotus (Myrmotrema) foraminosus flavus
major & minor
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
17.vii.2007
Camponotus sp2 1 Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) brutus
minor
Matomb
Quadrat in fallow
27.vii.2007
Camponotus sp3 1 Camponotus (Myrmotrema) haereticus
minor *
Sombo
Quadrat in fallow
01.iv.2008
Camponotus sp4 2 Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) acvapimensis
major & minor
Matomb
Quadrat in fallow
27.vii.2007
Camponotus sp5 2 Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus
minor
Matomb
Pifall in fallow
17.v.2007
Camponotus sp6 1 Camponotus (Myrmosaga) schoutedeni
minor
Awae II
Pitfall in fallow
10.v.2007
Camponotus sp8 2 Camponotus (Myrmotrema) olivieri gp
major & minor
Awae II
Quadrat in forest
18.ix.2007
Camponotus sp9 1 Camponotus (Myrmachraphe) furvus
minor
first photo of minor *
Awae II
Tuna bait in forest
9.v.2007
Camponotus spB 1 Camponotus (Myrmotrema) bayeri
minor *
Matomb
Quadrat in fallow
4.xii.2007
Camponotus spA 1 Camponotus (Myrmosericus) flavomarginatus
minor
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
19.vii.2007
Camponotus spE 1 Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) wellmani
minor
Boga
Quadrat in forest
31.iii.2008
Camponotus spE
(overwritten on 2)
1 Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) wellmani
media
Mengomo
In fallow
4.xii.2006
Camponotus spF 1 Camponotus (Myrmisolepis) maynei
minor *
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
19.vii.2007
Camponotus spG 2 Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) agonius
minor
Boga
Quadrat in mixed crop field
29.ix.2007
Camponotus spJ 1 Camponotus (Myrmoxygenys) caesar
 first BT photo *
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
24.iii.2008
Paratrechina spA 1 Paratrechina luteafra
Gabon
first BT photo *
Matomb
Quadrat in forest
28.i.2008
Paratrechina Sp1 1 Paratrechina incallida
*
Matomb
Tuna bait in fallow
28.vii.2007
Paratrechina species T1 2 Paratrechina weissi Awae II
Pifall in fallow
10.v.2007
Cataulacus egenus 1 Cataulacus huberi Awae II
Quadrat in forest
20.xi.2007
Cataulacus guineensis 1 Cataulacus guineensis Awae II
Quadrat in forest
24.ix.2007
Cataulacus huberi 1 Cataulacus huberi Boga
Quadrat in forest
26.ix.2007
Cataulacus spA 1 Cataulacus brevisetosus
BT first photo
Boga
Quadrat in fallow
20.ix.200?
Cataulacus sp10 1 Cataulacus erinaceus Matomb
Quadrat in fallow
19.v.2007
Cataulacus sp11 1 Cataulacus weissi
BT first worker photo *
Matomb
Quadrat in fallow
18.v.2007
Cataulacus sp13 1 Cataulacus kohli
first photo
Boga
Quadrat in forest
19.v.2007
Cataulacus sp3 1 Cataulacus traegaordhi

Boga
Quadrat in fallow
18.v.2007
Cataulacus sp4 1 Cataulacus taylori
first photo *
Matomb
Tuna bait in fallow
26.ix.2007
Cataulacus sp5 1 Cataulacus guineensis
closer to type form
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
9.v.2007
Cataulacus sp6 1 Cataulacus guineensis Awae II
Quadrat in forest
9.v.2007
Cataulacus sp8 1 Cataulacus guineensis
bicoloured mutant?
Awae II
Tuna bait in fallow
9.v.2007
Cataulacus sp9 1 Cataulacus guineensis
closer to type form
Awae II
Tuna bait in fallow
9.v.2007
Crematogaster sp1 1 Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) striatula Awae II
Tuna bait in fallow
9.v.2007
Crematogaster sp10 1 Crematogaster (Cr.) excisa s.s.
first photo *
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
9.v.2007
Crematogaster sp11 1 Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) concava Awae II
Tuna bait in fallow
9.v.2007
Crematogaster sp12 1 Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) bequaerti Matomb
Visual in forest
23.x.2007
Crematogaster sp13 2 Crematogaster (Cr.) ochraceiventris
*
Awae II
Quadrat in mixed crop field
17.vii.2007
Crematogaster sp14 2 Crematogaster (Orthocrema) pauciseta Awae II
Quadrat in forest
17.vii.2007
Crematogaster sp15 2 Crematogaster (Atopogyne) africana
variety
Sombo
Quadrat in fallow
22.i.2008
Crematogaster sp16 2 Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) zavattarii
*
Boga
Quadrat in fallow
15.v.2007
Crematogaster sp17 2 Crematogaster (Decacrema) costeboriensis
*
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
25.iii.2008
Crematogaster sp18 1 Crematogaster (Decacrema) lango
first BT photo *
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
17.vii.2007
Crematogaster sp19 1 Crematogaster (Cr.) homeri
tentative association as queen only described; first photos *
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
17.vii.2007
Crematogaster sp2 2 Crematogaster (Nematocrema) stadelmanni ? Awae II
Pifall in fallow
18.vii.2007
Crematogaster sp20 2 Crematogaster (Cr.) menilekii
(first BT photos)
Boga
Quadrat in fallow
26.vii.2007
Crematogaster sp21 2 Crematogaster (Atopogyne) wasmanni
*
Matomb
Quadrat in forest
27.vii.2007
Crematogaster sp22 1 Crematogaster (Crematogaster) ochraceiventris Boga
Quadrat in forest
4.vii.2007
Crematogaster sp23 1 Crematogaster (Atopogyne) cuvierae
*
Boga
Quadrat in forest
28.ix.2007
Crematogaster sp24 1 Crematogaster (Atopogyne) buchneri
first illustration; uniquely wide head *
Boga
Quadrat in forest
28.ix.2007
Crematogaster sp25 1 Crematogaster (Oxygyne) brevarmata
new status *
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
25.iii.2008
Crematogaster sp3 1 Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) zavattarii Awae II
Tuna bait in fallow
9.v.2007
Crematogaster sp5 2 Crematogaster (Cr.) inconspicua ?
first illustration
Awae II
Tuna bait in fallow
9.ix.2007
Crematogaster sp6 1 Crematogaster (Cr.) stigmata Awae II
Pifall in forest
10.v.2007
Crematogaster sp7 1 Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) luctans sordidoides? Awae II
Quadrat in forest
20.xi.2007
Crematogaster sp8 1 Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) gabonensis Awae II
Quadrat in forest
19.ix.2007
Crematogaster sp9 1 Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) wellmani Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
17.vii.2007
Crematogaster spA 1 Crematogaster (Nematocrema) stadelmanni type form Sombo
Quadrat in fallow
22.i.2008
Crematogaster spB 2 Crematogaster (Cr.) acis
workers of varied size *
Sombo
Quadrat in fallow
22.i.2008
Meranoplus inermis 1 Meranoplus inermis
*
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
9.v.2007
Monomorium guineense 1 Monomorium guineense
first photo *
Matomb
Pifall in forest
17.v.2007
Monomorium sp2 2 Monomorium egens
first BT photo
Awae II
Tuna bait in fallow
9.v.2007
Monomorium sp3 2 Monomorium vaguum
*
Boga
Tuna bait in fallow
21.xi.2007
Monomorium sp3 1 Monomorium altinode
*
Boga
Tuna bait in fallow
21.xi.2007
Monomorium sp4 2 Monomorium angustinode
*
Boga
Tuna bait in fallow
21.xi.2007
Monomorium sp5 1 Monomorium egens Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
22.xi.2007
Monomorium sp6 1 Monomorium gabrielense
very small, translucent yellow
first photo *
Boga
Quadrat in forest
24.vii.2007
Monomorium sp7 1 Monomorium tynsorum
*
Boga
Quadrat in mixed crop field
23.i.2008
Pheidole sp1 1 Pheidole occipitalis
minor *
Awae II
Tuna bait in fallow
9.v.2007
Pheidole sp10 1 Pheidole termitophila
minor *
Matomb
Tuna bait in forest
17.v.2007
Pheidole sp11 3 Pheidole stephensi
1 major & 2 minors *
Boga
Tuna bait in forest
16.v.2007
Pheidole sp12 1 Pheidole senilifrons
minor (damaged, gaster & pedicel missing) *
Awae II
Tuna bait in fallow
8.v.2007
Pheidole sp13 1 Pheidole squalida
minor *
Boga
Quadrat in fallow
28.vii.2007
Pheidole sp14 1 Pheidole tenuinodis
minor *
Awae II
Tuna bait in forest
20.vii.2007
Pheidole sp15 2 Pheidole megacephala
major
Awae II
Tuna bait in fallow
20.vii.2007
Pheidole sp2 1 Pheidole nigeriensis
major
Mengomo
Pitfall in forest
24.viii.2006
Pheidole sp2 1 Pheidole nigeriensis
minor
Awae II
Tuna bait in fallow
21.vii.2007
Pheidole sp3 2 Pheidole nigeriensis
major & minor
Awae II
Tuna bait in forest
20.vii.2007
Pheidole sp5 1 Pheidole schultzei
minor
? minor of sp 7 but that major is not schultzei *
Awae II
Tuna bait in fallow
9.v.2007
Pheidole sp6 2 Pheidole aurivillii
major & minor
major with unique hypostomal teeth
Matomb
Tuna bait in mixed crop field
17.v.2007
Pheidole sp7 2 Pheidole corticicola major
first illustration *
Awae II
Tuna bait in fallow
9.v.2007
Pheidole sp9 1 Pheidole pusilla
minor
Boga
Quadrat in forest
18.ix.2007
Pheidole spA 1 Pheidole senilifrons
major *
Boga
Pitfall in mixed crop field
30.xi.2007
Pheidole spA 1 Pheidole welgelegenensis
minor *
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
9.v.2007
Pheidole spB 2 Pheidole philippi
minor *
Awae II
Pitfall in forest
19.vii.2007
Pheidole spC 1 Pheidole saxicola
queen *
undescribed
Awae II
Quadrat in forest
17.vii.2007
Pheidole spD 2 Pheidole retronitens
major & minor *
major first illustration
Matomb
Tuna bait in forest
27.vii.2007
Pheidole spE 2 Pheidole sculpturata
minor
Awae II
Pitfall in fallow
19.vii.2007
Pheidole speculifera 1 Pheidole speculifera
major
first BT photo
Awae II
Tuna bait in forest
9.v.2007
Pheidole speculifera 1 Pheidole speculifera
minor
Matomb
Tuna bait in forest
17.v.2007
Pheidole speculifera 1 Pheidole nr speculifera
minor
almost unsculptured, anterior of clypeus with a single pair of fine hairs, shiny yellow
Awae II
Pitfall in ??
17.xii.2005
Pheidole spF (i) 1 Pheidole tenuinodis
minor
Awae II
Pitfall in fallow
19.vii.2007
Pheidole spF (ii) 1 Pheidole megacephala
minor
Matomb
Pitfall in mixed crop field
27.vii.2007
Solenopsis sp1 2 Oligomyrmex n sp ?
two minor workers *
Awae II
Tuna bait in fallow
28.iii.2008
Solenopsis sp1 1 Oligomyrmex n sp ?
1 major worker *
[link to genus page]
Awae II
Tuna bait in mixed crop field
8.v.2007
Tetramorium occidentale 1 Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) occidentale
*
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
21.ix.2007
Tetramorium aculeatum 1 Tetramorium aculeatum Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
9.v.2007
Tetramorium coloreum 1 Tetramorium coloreum Awae II
Pifall in fallow
10.v.2007
Tetramorium guineense 1 Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) guineense Mengomo
Aspirator
30.xi.2005
Tetramorium longicorne 1 Tetramorium sericeiventre
type form
Awae II
Pitfall
17.xii.2006
Tetramorium sp1 1 Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) angulinode Awae II
Pifall in fallow
10.v.2007
Tetramorium sp11 1 Tetramorium unicum
first illustration; holotype only known from Zaire *
Matomb
Pitfall in fallow
18.v.2007
Tetramorium sp13 1 Tetramorium jugatum
first photo *
Boga
Quadrat in fallow
15.v.2007
Tetramorium sp15 1 Tetramorium cf pylacum
larger than the Ivory Coast type *
first photo
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
8.v.2007
Tetramorium sp16 2 Cardiocondyla shuckardi Awae II
Quadrat in mixed crop field
17.vii.2007
Tetramorium sp19 1 Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) angulinode Congo form Awae II
Quadrat in forest
16.i.2008
Tetramorium sp2 1 Cardiocondyla weserka
queen no prior reports or description
worker type location Cameroun
Awae II
Quadrat in mixed crop field
8.v.2007
Tetramorium sp20 1 Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) n sp
*
[link to key]
Awae II
Quadrat in forest
9.v.2007
Tetramorium sp3 1 Tetramorium simillimum Boga
Quadrat in mixed crop field
28.ix.2007
Tetramorium sp4 1 Decamorium decem
*
Awae II
Pitfall in fallow
10.v.2007
Tetramorium sp6 1 Tetramorium n sp fk sp 6
*
Matomb
Tuna bait in forest
28.vii.2007
Tetramorium sp7 1 Rhoptromyrmex critchleyi
* antennae 11-segmented but alitrunk with distinct sutures
first photo (known only from type record, IITA, Nigeria)
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
08.v.2007
Tetramorium sp8 1 Tetramorium quadridentatum
very dark form
first photo
Awae II
Pitfall in fallow
19.vii.2007
Tetramorium sp9 1 Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) cf crypticum
slightly larger and less hairy, with an apparently dull gaster; brown *
Boga
Pitfall in fallow
17.v.2007
Tetramorium spA 1 Tetramorium peutli

Awae IV
Quadrat in forest 17.vii.2007
Tetramorium spC 1 Tetramorium lucayanum
*
Matomb
Quadrat in forest 27.vii.2007
Tetramorium spD 1 Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) angulinode
type form
Boga
Quadrat in fallow
29.ix.2007
Tetramorium spE 1 Tetramorium dumezi
first illustration *
Awae IV
Quadrat in fallow
19.ix.2007
Tetramorium spF 1 Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) monardi
first photo, note somewhat bicoloured rather than simply dark brown *
Awae II
Tuna bait in forest
21.ix.2007
Tetramorium spG 1 Tetramorium jugatum
*
Awae II
Pitfall in forest
19.vii.2007
Tetramorium spI 1 Tetramorium anxium
*
Awae II
Pitfall in fallow
19.vii.2007
Tetramorium spJ 1 Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) guineense
*
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
21.ix.2007
Tetramorium spK 1 Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) close to T. minimum but postpetiole distinctly sculptured and most hairs bifid; no obvious hairs on scapes; black * Awae II
Quadrat in mixed crop field
17.vii.2007
Tetramorium spK 1 Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) close to T. minimum but postpetiole distinctly sculptured and most hairs bifid; no obvious hairs on scapes; black Awae II
Quadrat in mixed crop field
21.xi.2007
Tetramorium spL 1 Tetramorium simillimum Matomb
Tuna bait in fallow
26.vii.2007
Tetramorium spM 1 Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) susannae
first BT photo
Awae II
Quadrat in forest 20.ix.2007
Tetramorium spN 1 Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) brevispinosum Awae II
Tuna bait in forest
23.xi.2007
Tetramorium spO 1 Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) guineense Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
17.i.2008
Tetramorium spP 1 ?? ??
Tetramorium spQ 1 Oligomyrmex (Aneleus) silvestrii
minor
first BT photo *
Awae II
Quadrat in forest 28.iii.2008
Anochetus africanus 2 Anochetus africanus
first BT photo
Awae II
Quadrat in forest 9.v.2007
Anochetus sp1 1 Anochetus traegaordhi
first BT photo cf CASENT0010781 *
Awae II
Quadrat in forest 20.ix.2007
Anochetus sp2 1 Anochetus bequaerti
*
Matomb
Quadrat in forest 26.ix.2007
Anochetus sp3 1 Anochetus n sp
no obvious close relatives, characterised by unique development of extensive fine long pilosity
Awae II
Quadrat in forest
15.i.2008
Anochetus sp4 1 Anochetus bequaerti Awae II
Quadrat in forest
20.ix.2007
Anochetus sp5 1 Anochetus katonae Awae II
Quadrat in forest
20.ix.2007
Hypoponera sp1 1 Hypoponera coeca
slightly larger than type description
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
21.ix.2007
Hypoponera sp2 1 Pachycondyla (Xiphopelta) testacea
first BT photo *
Awae II
Quadrat in forest
20.ix.2007
Pachycondyla sp11 1 Hypoponera brevis
first photo *
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
21.ix.2007
Pachycondyla sp3 1 Pachycondyla (Xiphopelta) ambigua
first BT photo *
Awae II
Quadrat in forest
8.v.2008
Pachycondyla sp4 1 Hypoponera rothkirchi Awae II
Quadrat in forest
9.v.2008
Pachycondyla sp6 1 Pachycondyla (Mesoponera) escherichi
*
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
9.v.2007
Pachycondyla sp7 1 Hypoponera intermedia
first photo *
Awae II
Pifall in forest
19.vii.2007
Pachycondyla sp9 1 Pachycondyla (Mesoponera) ingesta
first BT photo *
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
9.v.2007
Pachycondyla sp14 1 Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) sjostedti
first BT photo
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow 25.iii.2008
Dorylus sp1 3 Dorylus (Anomma) gribodoi
media 1 and media 2 morphs
Matomb
Tuna bait in mixed crop fields
17.v.2007
Dorylus spininodis 2 Dorylus (Anomma) titan
media 1 and media 3 morphs *
Awae II
Pitfall in fallow
20.ix.2007
Dorylus nigricans 2 Dorylus (Anomma) sjoestedti
major and media 2 morphs
Mengomo
Pitfall in fallow 19.vi.2005
Coll. M. Tindo
Lepisiota sp1 1 Lepisiota cacozela
*
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow 9.v.2007
Lepisiota sp2 1 Lepisiota crinita Cameroun form
first illustration
Matomb
Quadrat in mixed crop fields
18.v.2007
Lepisiota schoutedeni 2 Lepisiota cacozela Awae II
Aspirator in fallow 17.xii.2006
Polyrhachis concava 1 Polyrhachis rufipalpis
first photo *
Awae II
Quadrat in mixed crop fields
9.v.2007
Polyrhachis aerope 1 Polyrhachis aerope
first photo - seems closer to the holotype description than to any of the P. concava that I have (shiner and more slender) *
Awae II
Quadrat in fallow
9.v.2007

Specimens Sent in ethanol

Series in ethanol from an aphid survey and collected by:
Cameroon: Rachid Hanna, Maurice Tindo, Fotso Kuate, and Armand Doumtsop
Gabon: Maurice Tindo and Armand Doumtsop

Fotso Kuate Code Number in vial Species name (BT determined) Notes
Sample 1 6 Pheidole cf ingenita
major & minor (4 unmounted) ? true minor
Malende
30.viii.2008
Coll. Fotso Kuate
Sample 2 6 Monomorium vaguum
(4 unmounted) *
Balangue
31.viii.2008
Coll. Fotso Kuate
Sample 3 12 Paratrechina arlesi
(10 unmounted) size variable *
Molyko
31.viii.2008
Coll. Fotso Kuate
Sample 4 6 Pheidole tenuinodis
1 major & 2 minors
(3 minors unmounted) *
CDC-TIKO
30.viii.2008
Coll. Fotso Kuate
Sample 5 6 Pheidole albidula
major & minor
(2 majors & 2 minors unmounted)
Bilvom
31.viii.2008
Coll. Fotso Kuate
Sample 6 2 Tapinoma melanocephalum Balangue
31.viii.2008
Coll. Fotso Kuate
Sample 7 23 Tetramorium simillimum
1 queen & 2 workers
(17 unmounted)
Balangue
31.viii.2008
Coll. Fotso Kuate
Sample 8 4 Crematogaster (Cr.) painei ?
first photo
(2 unmounted) *
Barombi
31.viii.2008
Coll. Fotso Kuate
Sample 9 20 Pheidole megacephala
major & minor
(18 unmounted)
Barombi
31.viii.2008
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Sample 10 3 Lepisiota cacozela
(1 unmounted)
Barombi
31.viii.2008
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Sample 11 10 Monomorium floricola
(8 unmounted)
Barombi
31.viii.2008
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Sample 12 5 Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) acvapimensis
major & minor (3 minors unmounted)
Mungo
1.ix.2008
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Sample 13a 6
Pheidole ingenita
major & minor
(1 major & 4 minors unmounted) [minor on webpage is wrong]
Mungo
1.ix.2008
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Sample 13b 2
Pheidole megacephala
major & minor
(minor held by a minor of 13a
Mungo
1.ix.2008
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Sample 14 18 Pheidole nigeriensis
(1 major & 14 minors unmounted)
Loum
1.ix.2008
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Sample 15 10 Lepisiota oculata
(8 unmounted) *
Mbanga
1.ix.2008
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Sample 16 12 Tetramorium simillimum
Nigeria-Cameroun form
(9 unmounted)
Mbanga
1.ix.2008
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Sample 17 5 Monomorium floricola
(darker, 3 unmounted); variant?
Balangue
31.viii.2008
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Sample 18 2 Oligomyrmex frontalis
minors *
N’Jombe
2.ix.2008
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Sample 19 7 Rhoptromyrmex opacus
(5 unmounted)
Babedjou
3.ix.2008
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Sample 20 10 Technomyrmex n sp FK1
(8 unmounted)
[link to genus key] shorter and stockier than senex
Babedjou
3.ix.2008
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Sample 21 2 Plagiolepis sudanica
Babedjou
3.ix.2008
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Sample 22 10 Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) zonacaciae
(8 unmounted)
first BT photo
Bansoa
3.ix.2008
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Sample 23 2 Crematogaster (Cr.) cf senegalensis
*
Batcham
3.ix.2008
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Sample 24 10 Technomyrmex andrei
(8 unmounted)
Batcham
3.ix.2008
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Sample 25 20 Plagiolepis sudanica
* (14 unmounted)
Batcham
3.ix.2008
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Sample 26 5 Pheidole mentita ??
major & minor *
first illustration (3 minors unmounted)
Babadjou
3.ix.2008
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Sample 27 18 Pyramica serrula
(16 unmounted)
Bandja
3.ix.2008
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Sample 28 8 Crematogaster (Atopogyne) clariventris
major & minor
(6 unmounted)
Field 29
3.ix.2009
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Sample 29 1 Monomorium pharaonis Balangue
31.vii.2008
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Sample 30 4 Pheidole squalida
major & minor (2 minors unmounted)
Melen
27.viii.2008
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Sample 31 4 Camponotus (Myrmotrema) chrysurus
major & minor
(1 major & 1 minor unmounted)
Ndengue
11.ix.2008
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Sample 32a 1 Technomyrmex andrei
Gabon
Tog
12.ix.2008
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Sample 32b 2 Tapinoma longiceps * Gabon
Tog
12.ix.2008
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Sample 33 15 Pheidole stephensi
1 major & 2 minors
(1 major & 9 minors unmounted)
Gabon
Tog
12.ix.2008
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Sample 34 8 Pheidole caffra western form
major & minor
(3 majors & minors unmounted)
Gabon
Asengma
13.ix.2008
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Sample 35 12 Tetramorium caldarium
type form * 
(10 unmounted)
Gabon
Awome
11.ix.2008
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Sample 36 6 Dorylus (D.) brevipennis
4 morphs (2 media unmounted) *
Matomb
5.vii.2008
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Sample 37 2 Pseudolasius n sp
(Paraparatrechina n sp)
minors only (see 49 below)
Awae
17.vii.2007
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Sample 38 5 Cataulacus huberi
(3 unmounted)
Awae
9.v.2007
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Sample 39 7
Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) gabonense
(5 unmounted)
first photo
Awae
5.vii.2008
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Sample 40 4 Aenictus congolensis
(one unmounted) *
first BT photo
Awae
20.ix.2007
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Sample 41 7 Pyramica depilosa
(5 unmounted)
first photos of worker
Awae
8.v.2007
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Sample 42 6 Aenictus decolor
(4 unmounted) *
first photo
Boga
29.xi.2007
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Sample 43 8 Pheidole stephensi
3 majors & 3 minors
(one of each unmounted)
Gabon
Bifour
15.ix.2008
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Sample 44a 1 Tapinoma melanocephalum Gabon
Mbilazambo
15.ix.2008
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Sample 44b 1 Tapinoma lugubre Gabon
Mbilazambo
15.ix.2008
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Sample 45 4 Monomorium floricola
(2 unmounted)
Gabon
Mbilazambo
15.ix.2008
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Sample 46 2
Pyramica depilosa

Awae
8.v.2007
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Sample 47 10
Tetramorium aculeatum
(8 unmounted)

Nkolbisson
29.x.2010
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Sample 48 8 Technomyrmex andrei
(6 unmounted)
[link to genus key]
Awae
5.v.2007
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Sample 49 5 Pseudolasius bufonus

Awae
24.iii.2008
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Sample 50 7 Tapinoma carininotum
(5 unmounted)
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 51 5 Crematogaster (Atopogyne) africana
1 major & 1 minor
(3 minors unmounted)
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 52 1 Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) soror Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 53 1 Tetramorium simillimum
Nigeria-Cameroun form
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 54 1 Tetramorium n sp fk um54

Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 55 2 Camponotus (Myrmopelta) vividus
major & minor
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 56 1 Monomorium guineense
note near black cf earlier specimen that is brown
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 57 3 Tapinoma sp T1
as Taylor sp from Nigeria
(2 unmounted) first photo
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 58 1 Anochetus africanus Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 59 1 Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) guineense Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 60 2 Pheidole tenuinodis * minor
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 61 4 Monomorium exiguum
(2 unmounted)
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 62 7 Paratrechina grisoni
(5 unmounted) *
Nko’ondo
27.vii.2010
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Sample 63 1 Wasmannia auropunctata
first BT photo
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 64.1 1 Solenopsis orbuloides
first photo *
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 64.2 1 Monomorium pharaonis Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 65 3 Cerapachys coxalis
(1 unmounted) *
first BT photo
Nko’ondo
27.vii.2010
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Sample 66 1
Cerapachys nkomoensis
queen
first illustration
Nko’ondo
27.vii.2010
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Sample 67 4 Aenictus decolor
(2 unmounted)
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 68 1 Camponotus (Myrmacrhaphe) conradti
minor (first photo)
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 69 9 Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) zavattarii
(7 unmounted)
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 70 1 Lepisiota  n sp  Cameroun FK Djazeng
27.vii.2010
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Sample 71 2 Technomyrmex parandrei
first BT photo *
Djazeng
27.vii.2010
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Sample 72 12 Pheidole impressifrons
2 major & 2 minors
(8 minors unmounted)
Djazeng
27.vii.2010
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Sample 73 3 Camponotus (Myrmopelta) barbarossa
(2 unmounted)
Djazeng
27.vii.2010
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Sample 74 12 Pheidole tenuinodis
major & minor, first illustration of major
(10 minors unmounted)
Djazeng
27.vii.2010
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Sample 75 5 Tetramorium zambezium
(3 unmounted) *
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 76 1 Tetramorium pylacum
first photo *
first other than type location Ivory Coast
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 77 3 Tetramorium coloreum
(1 unmounted)
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 78 6 Meranoplus clypeatus
(3 unmounted) * first BT photos
Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Sample 79 3 Monomorium floricola Nko’ondo
28.vii.2010
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Contents
2011, 2013, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.

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