Loboponera politula Bolton & Brown
Type location Nigeria
(Bolton & Brown, 2002: 5, illustrated, worker), IITA, Ibadan,
16.vii.1974, sample no. 62, by B. R. Critchley ; worker only known .
Bolton & Brown description is at .
WORKER - TL 3.4-3.7 mm, HL 0.70-0.73, HW 0.60-0.64, SL
0.48-0.52; distinguished by lack of erect hairs, petiole apex flattened.
Bolton & Brown (2002) also listed findings from -
Ivory Coast, Banco National Park (Forest) nr.
Abidjan, 18.iii.1977, primary forest litter, I. Löbl.
Ghana, Mampong, 10.viii.1970, P. Room, and, Bunso,
nr Tafo, R. Belshaw.
Nigeria, near Ibadan, 26.vii.1981, secondary forest,
no. 10, A. Russell-Smith.
Presumably, the Loboponera new species (1) found
in Ghana, three workers listed by Belshaw & Bolton (1994b)
in leaf litter samples from secondary forest at Bunso (17.iv.1992) and
cocoa at Effiduase (17.xi.1992).