The Ants of Africa
Genus Loboponera
Loboponera obeliscata Bolton & Brown

Loboponera obeliscata Bolton & Brown

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Ghana (Bolton & Brown, 2002: 5, illustrated, worker), Tafo, 9.ix.1966, ant ecology sample 251, by D. Leston ; worker only known .

{Loboponera obeliscata}WORKER - TL 5.7 mm, HL 1.14, HW 1.00, SL 1.00; distinguished by a lack of erect hairs on alitrunk and gaster; and the unique shape of the petiole node (conical in profile).

The Bolton & Brown description is at {original description}.

Bolton & Brown (2002) also listed a finding from Gabon, La Makandé, Forêt des Abeilles, by A Dejean.

{Loboponera obeliscata}The photomontage of the holotype is collated from

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