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

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

2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2015 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.