The Ants of Africa
Genus Hypoponera
Hypoponera orba (Emery)

Hypoponera orba (Emery)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Eritrea (Ponera orba n., Emery, 1915g: 7, illustrated, worker; combination in Ponera (Hypoponera) Santschi, 1938b: 79) collected at Ghinda; worker only described (in Hypoponera, new combination in Bolton, 1995, where type location is wrongly given as Ethiopia) .


{Hypoponera orba}Emery's (1915g) description is at {original description}.

TL 2.0-2.8 mm; may be synonymous with Hypoponera abeillei but head slightly shorter and funiculus with distinct club.


Bolton & Fisher's (2011: 82) re-description can be found in http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2011/2843.html.


{Hypoponera orba} The photomontage of the type worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0903908.

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