The Ants of Africa
Genus Loboponera
Loboponera nobileae Fisher

Loboponera nobileae Fisher

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Described by Fisher (2006: 113). Type location Gabon, collected by Brian Fisher (see details right).
Possibly close to subatra and vigilans, in having a distinct tubercle just below the transition from the dorsum to declivity of the propodeum. Eyes either very small or absent .

FISHER, B.L. 2006: Boloponera vicans gen.n. and sp.n. and two new species of the Plectroctena genus group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). – Myrmecologische Nachrichten, 8,111-118. http://myrmecologicalnews.org/cms/images/pdf/volume8/mn8_111-118_non-printable.pdf


{Loboponera nobileae}The photomontage is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0003099. Gabon, Woleu-Ntem, 31.3 km 108 ESE Minvoul, 600 m, 204'48"N 1224'24"E, 08.ii.1998, B L Fisher#1652-1; rotten log in rain forest

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