The Ants of Africa
Genus Hypoponera
Hypoponera boerorum (Forel)

Hypoponera boerorum (Forel)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Ponera coarctata Latr. r. boerorum n. stirps, Forel, 1901f: 339, worker; raised to species, Ponera boerorum For., by Santschi, 1938b: 78); worker only described (combination in Hypoponera by Taylor (1967; Wheeler, 1922, and see Bolton, 1995) .

Forel's (1901f) description is at {original description}. Santschi's (1938b) elevation to species is on {original description}.

WORKER - TL 2.4-2.8 mm; head trapezoidal, narrower anteriorly; fairly deep metanotal suture; yellow or slightly reddish.

{Hypoponera boerorum}The photomontage of the type worker is collated from

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