The Ants of Africa
Genus Meranoplus
Meranoplus peringueyi Emery

Meranoplus peringueyi Emery

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Meanoplus Peringueyi n. sp., Emery, 1886: 365, illustrated - promesonotal shield, worker) Cape of Good Hope, L Peringueyi
junior synonym excisus (Meranoplus excisus, Arnold, 1914: 29, illustrated, worker) from South Africa, Estcourt, Natal, R C Wroughton - see
worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

{Meranoplus peringueyi}Emery's (1886) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 368) gave an illustrated translation, this is at {original description} and his (1917: 367) transcription of excisus (Arnold, 1914) is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1981a) is at {original description}

{Meranoplus peringueyi}WORKER - TL 3.2-4.9 mm (Bolton, 1981a: 56, illustrated, lateral alitrunk and pedicel, promesonotal shield).

{Meranoplus peringueyi}The photomontage of the type worker form is collated from

{Meranoplus peringueyi}The photomontage of a worker from South Africa is collated from

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