Contents Taxonomic Name Indices The Ants of Africa - Taxonomic Name Index - M
Name (Genus) Category Link to Species description
mabirensis (Psalidomyrmex) junior synonym Psalidomyrmex reichenspergeri
macgeei (Plectroctena) species Plectroctena macgeei
macgregori (Tapinolepis) species
Tapinolepis (Mesanoplolepis) macgregori
macgregori (Pheidologeton) subspecies Pheidologeton diversus
macgregori (Anoplolepis/Plagiolepis) genus revision Tapinolepis (Mesanoplolepis) macgregori
macrophthalma (Anoplolepis) genus revision Tapinolepis (Mesanoplolepis) macrophthalma
macrophthalma (Tapinolepis) species Tapinolepis (Mesanoplolepis) macrophthalma
macrops (Monomorium) species Monomorium macrops
mactans (Leptogenys) species Leptogenys mactans
mactavishi (Plagiolepis) junior synonym Plagiolepis (Plagiolepis) alluaudi
maculatus (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus
maculifrons (Sima) genus revision Tetraponera maculifrons
maculifrons (Tetraponera) species - new status Tetraponera maculifrons
madagascarensis (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) niveosetosus
madagascarensis (Mayria) genus & name revision Camponotus (Mayria) repens
madecassa (Camponotus) unavailable name Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus
madecassa (Pachycondyla) subspecies Pachycondyla (Trachymesopus) darwinii
madecassum (Monomorium) species Monomorium madecassum
magitae (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Nematocrema) magitae
magnificum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium magnificum
magrettii (Aenictus) subspecies Aenictus fuscovarius
magrettii (Meranoplus) species Meranoplus magrettii
maguassa (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maguassa
mahdii (Cardiocondyla) junior synonym Cardiocondyla emeryi
major (Melissotarsus) junior synonym Melissotarsus weissi
major (Plectroctena) junior synonym Plectroctena mandibularis
major (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium aculeatum
makololo (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) amita
malamixta (Solenopsis)
Solenopsis malamixta
malamixtum (Monomorium) genus revision
Solenopsis malamixta
malaplax (Pyramica) [Strumigenys] species Pyramica (Smithistruma) malaplax
malaplax (Smithistruma) new revision Pyramica (Smithistruma) malaplax
malatu (Monomorium) species Monomorium malatu
maledicta (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) excisa
malelana (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole minima
malesiana (Quadristruma) junior synonym Quadristruma emmae
malesianum (Tapinoma) subspecies Tapinoma melanocephalum
maligna (Solenopsis) species Solenopsis maligna
malindana (Pheidole) junior synonym Pheidole liengmei
mandibularis (Crematogaster) junior synonym Crematogaster (Atopogyne) depressa
mandibularis (Dorylus) species Dorylus (Dorylus) mandibularis
mandibularis (Epitritus) genus revision Pyramica (Smithistruma) mandibularis
mandibularis (Hypoponera) species Hypoponera mandibularis
mandibularis (Miccostruma) (West Africa) genus revision Pyramica (Smithistruma) ninda
mandibularis (Plectroctena) species Plectroctena mandibularis
mandibularis (Ponera) genus revision Hypoponera mandibularis
mandibularis (Pyramica) [Strumigenys maxillaris] species Pyramica (Smithistruma) mandibularis
mandibularis (Smithistruma) new revision Pyramica (Smithistruma) mandibularis
mandonbii (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Decacrema) solenopsides
manidis (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Paramyrmamblys) simus
manir (Monomorium) species Monomorium manir
mantazenum (Monomorium) species Monomorium mantazenum
manzer (Camponotus) junior synonym Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus
marchosias (Pyramica) [Strumigenys]
species Pyramica (Epitritus) marchosias
margaritae (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Oxygyne) margaritae
marginata (Miccostruma) genus revision Pyramica (Smithistruma) marginata
marginata (Pyramica) [Strumigenys] species Pyramica (Smithistruma) marginata
marginata (Smithistruma) new revision Pyramica (Smithistruma) marginata
marginatus (Epitritus) genus revision Pyramica (Smithistruma) marginata
marginiventris (Dorylus) subspecies Dorylus (Dorylus) fuscipennis
mariae (Aenictus) species Aenictus mariae
marius (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) pompeius
marleyi (Cataulacus) junior synonym Cataulacus traegaordhi
marleyi (Hagensia) subspecies
Hagensia havilandi
marleyi (Simopone) species Simopone marleyi
marleyi (Strumigenys) species Strumigenys marleyi
marleyi (Triglyphothrix) junior synonym & genus revision Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) eminii
marnoi (Crematogaster) species - new status Crematogaster (Crematogaster) marnoi
marshalli (Dorylus) subspecies Dorylus (Dorylus) brevipennis
marshi (Monomorium) species Monomorium marshi
marthae (Triglyphothrix) junior synonym & genus revision Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) eminii
mashona (Tetramorium) junior synonym (unavailable name) Tetramorium bulawayense
mashonana (Triglyphothrix) junior synonym & genus revision Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) inezulae
massiliensis (Hypoponera) subspecies Hypoponera ragusae
massinissa (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) massinissa
mastax (Leptogenys) species Leptogenys mastax
matabele (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) amita
mathildae (Camponotus) junior synonym Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus
matopoense (Tetramorium) [matopoensis] species Tetramorium matopoense
matopoensis (Platythyrea) species Platythyrea matopoensis
mathildae (Camponotus) junior synonym Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus
matthiasi (Simopone) species Simopone matthiasi
maufei (Pheidole) species Pheidole maufei
mauritania (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) sewelli
mauritia (Cardiocondyla) junior synonym Cardiocondyla emeryi
mavide (Monomorium) species Monomorium mavide
maxillaris (Strumigenys)
gneus revision
Pyramica (Smithistruma) mandibularis - debateable
maxillosa (Leptogenys) species Leptogenys maxillosa
maxillosa (Ponera) genus revision Leptogenys maxillosa
maynei (Anochetus) species Anochetus maynei
maynei (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Myrmisolepis) maynei
maynei (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) impressa
maynei (Polyrhachis) junior synonym Polyrhachis curta
maynei (Pyramica) [Strumigenys] species Pyramica (Serrastruma) maynei
maynei (Serrastruma) new revision Pyramica (Serrastruma) maynei
maynei (Strumigenys) genus revision Pyramica (Serrastruma) maynei
mayri (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) mayri
mayri (Dorylus) species Dorylus (Anomma) mayri
mayri (Monomorium) genus revision
Trichomyrmex mayri
mayri (Pheidole) species Pheidole mayri
mayri (Pheidologeton) species Pheidologeton mayri
mayri (Sima) genus revision Tetraponera mayri
mayri (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium grassii
mayri (Tetraponera) species Tetraponera mayri
mayri (Trichomyrmex)
Trichomyrmex mayri
mayumbensis (Polyrhachis) junior synonym Polyrhachis rufipalpis
mbalensis (Pheidole) unavailable variety name Pheidole excellens
mbomu (Pristomyrmex) junior synonym Pristomyrmex africanus
mcgavini (Tapinoma) new species Tapinoma mcgavini
mckeyi (Cataulacus) species Cataulacus mckeyi
mckeyi (Pyramica) [Strumigenys] new species Pyramica (Serrastruma) mckeyi
mediana (Paltothyreus) subspecies Paltothyreus tarsatus
mediocre (Monomorium) species Monomorium mediocre
mediopilosa (Polyrhachis) unavailable name Polyrhachis schistacea
mediorufa (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) castanea
mediorufa (Plagiolepis) species Plagiolepis (Plagiolepis) mediorufa
mediterranea (Tapinoplolepis) species Tapinolepis (Mesanoplolepis) mediterranea
mediterranea (Plagiolepis) genus revision Tapinolepis (Mesanoplolepis) mediterranea
mediterraneum (Monomorium) junior synonym Monomorium subopacum
medje (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium cristatum
medusa (Polyrhachis) species Polyrhachis medusa
meduseus (Cataulacus) junior synonym Cataulacus brevisetosus
megacephala (Acantholepis) genus name revision Lepisiota megacephala
megacephala (Formica) genus revision Pheidole megacephala
megacephala (Lepisiota) species Lepisiota megacephala
megacephala (Pheidole) species Pheidole megacephala
megacephala (Pheidologeton) junior synonym Pheidologeton diversus
megacephalotes (Pheidologeton) junior synonym Pheidologeton diversus
megalocola (Cataglyphis) junior synonym Cataglyphis bicolor
megalops (Leptothorax) genus revision Temnothorax megalops
megalops (Temnothorax) species Temnothorax megalops
meinerti (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Myrmopelta) vividus
mekaha (Pyramica) [Strumigenys] species Pyramica (Smithistruma) mekaha
mekaha (Smithistruma) new revision Pyramica (Smithistruma) mekaha
meketra (Baracidris) species Baracidris meketra
melanaria (Plagiolepis) genus revision Tapinolepis (Mesanoplolepis) melanaria
melanaria (Tapinolepis) species Tapinolepis (Mesanoplolepis) melanaria
melancholica (Pheidole) species new status Pheidole melancholica
melanocephalum (Tapinoma) species Tapinoma melanocephalum
melanocnemis (Camponotus) species new status Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) melanocnemis
melanogaster (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Crematogaster) melanogaster
melanogyne (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium aculeatum
melanoticus (Atopomyrmex) junior synonym Atopomyrmex cryptoceroides
membranifera (Pyramica) [Strumigenys] species Pyramica (Trichoscapa) membranifera
membranifera (Trichoscapa) new synonymy Pyramica (Trichoscapa) membranifera
mendax (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Myrmotrema) grandidieri
mendica (Paratrechina) species Paratrechina (Nylanderia) mendica
menilekii (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Crematogaster) menilekii
menkaura (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) menkaura
menkaura (Triglyphothrix) genus revision Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) menkaura
menozzii (Oligomyrmex) species Oligomyrmex (Aeneleus) menozzii
menozzii (Tapinoma) species Tapinoma menozzii
menozzii (Technomyrmex) species Technomyrmex menozzii
mentita (Pheidole) species Pheidole mentita
mentu (Aenictus) species Aenictus mentu
mercatori (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) coelestis
meressei (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium meressei
meridia (Hypoponera) species Hypoponera meridia
meridionalis (Agraulomyrmex) species Agraulomyrmex meridionalis
merwei (Aenictus) subspecies Aenictus rotundatus
merwei (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) delagoensis
mesahyla (Strumigenys) species Strumigenys mesahyla
mesoepinotalis (Hypoponera) species Hypoponera mesoepinotalis
mesoepinotalis (Ponera) genus revision Hypoponera mesoepinotalis
mesonotalis (Myrmicaria) subspecies Myrmicaria congolensis
messalina (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole spinulosa
metandrei (Technomyrmex) species Technomyrmex metandrei
metatactum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium metatactum
micans (Cataulacus) species Cataulacus micans
micans (Ocymyrmex) species Ocymyrmex micans
miccata (Pyramica) [Strumigenys] species Pyramica (Serrastruma) miccata
miccata (Serrastruma) new revision Pyramica (Serrastruma) miccata
micipsa (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Myrmopelta) barbarossa
micrartifex (Pheidole) junior synonym Pheidole liengmei
microgyna (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium microgyna
micropacum (Monomorium) species Monomorium micropacum
microps (Leptogenys) species Leptogenys microps
microps (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) microps
microps (Triglyphothrix) genus revision Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) microps
microspina (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) microspina
mictilis (Monomorium) species Monomorium mictilis
militaris (Dorylus) species Dorylus (Anomma) militaris
militaris (Formica) genus revision Polyrhachis militaris
militaris (Pheidologeton) junior synonym Pheidologeton diversus
militaris (Polyrhachis) species Polyrhachis militaris
militaris (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium aculeatum
mima (Plagiolepis) subspecies Plagiolepis (Plagiolepis) pygmaea
mimosae (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Crematogaster) mimosae
minima (Paraparatrechina) new species Paraparatrechina minima
minima (Pheidole) species Pheidole minima
minima (Pyramica) [Strumigenys] species Pyramica (Epitritus) minima
minima (Triglyphothrix) genus revision Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) minimum
minimum (Tapinoma) species Tapinoma minimum
minimum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) minimum
minimus (Epitritus) new synonymy Pyramica (Epitritus) minima
minuscula (Pheidole) s-junior synonym - new status Pheidole tricarinata
minisculus (Camponotus) species - new status Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) minusculus
minisculum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) minisculum
minisculus (Xiphomyrmex) genus revision Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) minisculum
minkara (Pyramica) [Strumigenys] species Pyramica (Smithistruma) minkara
minkara (Smithistruma) new revision Pyramica (Smithistruma) minkara
minor (Dorylus) junior synonym Dorylus (Anomma) congolensis
minor (Monomorium) species Monomorium minor
minor (Plectroctena) species Plectroctena minor
minu (Plagiolepis) subspecies Plagiolepis (Plagiolepis) pygmaea
minuta (Atta) junior synonym & genus revision Monomorium pharaonis
minuta (Lepisiota) species - new status Lepisiota minuta
minuta (Monomorium) junior synonym Monomorium pharaonis
minutissimum (Monomorium) junior synonym (was under mictilis) Monomorium exiguum
minutula (Plagiolepis) subspecies Plagiolepis (Plagiolepis) intermedia
minutum (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium caldarium
mira (Pyramica) [Strumigenys]
Pyramica (Smithistruma) mira
mirandum (Monomorium) species Monomorium mirandum
mirmillo (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) foraminiceps
misella (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Crematogaster) misella
miserabile (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium miserabile
miserabilis (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus
mixta (Discothyrea) species Discothyrea mixta
mixta (Hypoponera) species Hypoponera mixta
mixtellus (Camponotus) junior synonym Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) hova
mkomazi (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium mkomazi
mkomaziae (Tapinoma) new species Tapinoma mkomaziae
mlalu (Axinidris) species Axinidris mlalu
mlanjiensis (Acantholepis) genus name revision Lepisiota mlanjiensis
mlanjiensis (Bothroponera) species Bothroponera mlanjiensis
mlanjiensis (Lepisiota) species Lepisiota mlanjiensis
mlanjiensis (Pachycondyla) genus revision
Bothroponera mlanjiensis
mocquerysi (Atopomyrmex) species Atopomyrmex mocquerysi
mocquerysi (Cataulacus) species Cataulacus mocquerysi
mocquerysi (Ophthalmopone) species
Ophthalmopone mocquerysi
mocquerysi (Pachycondyla) genus revision Ophthalmopone mocquerysi
mocquerysi (Sima) genus revision Tetraponera mocquerysi
mocquerysi (Tetraponera) species Tetraponera mocquerysi
moderatus (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Paramyrmamblys) moderatus
modesta (Myrmica) genus revision & junior synonym Tetramorium bicarinatum
modesta (Platythyrea) species Platythyrea modesta
modesta (Syllophopsis)
Syllophopsis modesta
modestior (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole capensis
modestum (Monomorium) genus revision
Syllophopsis modesta
modestum (Tapinoma) species Tapinoma modestum
modica (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) bequaerti
moebii (Aenictus) species Aenictus moebii
moerens (Technomyrmex) species Technomyrmex moerens
moestum (Monomorium) junior synonym Monomorium hanneli
moestus (Aenictus) subspecies Aenictus luteus
moestus (Dorylus) species Dorylus (Dorylus) moestus
molesta (Hypoponera) species Hypoponera molesta
molestum (Monomorium) junior synonym Monomorium salomonis
molestus (Dorylus) species Dorylus (Anomma) molestus
moloch (Cataulacus) species Cataulacus moloch
molongori (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Orthocrema) molongori
mombassae (Camponotus) species - revived status Camponotus (Myrmosaga) mombassae
monardi (Acantholepis) revision of genus name Lepisiota monardi
monardi (Cardiocondyla) species Cardiocondyla monardi
monardi (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Myrmotrema) monardi
monardi (Lepisiota) species Lepisiota monardi
monardi (Monomorium) junior synonym Monomorium rufulum
monardi (Ocymyrmex) species Ocymyrmex monardi
monardi (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole rohani
monardi (Sima) genus revision Tetraponera monardi
monardi (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) monardi
monardi (Tetraponera) species Tetraponera monardi
monardi (Triglyphothrix) genus revision Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) monardi
monilicornis (Cardiocondyla) junior synonym Cardiocondyla emeryi
monista (Polyrhachis) species Polyrhachis monista
monodi (Platythyrea) junior synonym Platythyrea conradti
monodi (Rhoptromyrmex) junior synonym Rhoptromyrmex opacus
montanum (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium quadrispinosum
montanus (Dorylus) species Dorylus (Alaopone) montanus
monticola (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Crematogaster) monticola
montinanus (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) negus
montivaga (Bothroponera) subspecies Bothroponera cavernosa
montivaga (Plagiolepis) species Plagiolepis (Plagiolepis) montivaga
montivega (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole caffra
mordax (Dorylus) species Dorylus (Typhlopone) fulvus
morio (Dorylus) species -new status Dorylus (Dorylus) morio
mormo (Pyramica) [Strumigenys]
Pyramica (Epitritus) mormo
moshianus (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Myrmotrema) olivieri
mossamedana (Crematogaster) unavailable name, junior synonym Crematogaster (Cr.) castanea
mossamedense (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium mossamedense
mota (Acantholepis) species - genus renamed Lepisiota mota
mota (Lepisiota) species - new status Lepisiota mota
mottazi (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Atopogyne) mottazi
mucidus (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) gabonense
mucronatus (Dorylus) subspecies Dorylus (Rhogmus) savagei
muellerianus (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) pseudinermis
muger (Camponotus) unavailable name Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) traegaordhi
munda (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium sericeiventre
muralti (Aphomomyrmex) junior synonym Aphomomyrmex afer
muralti (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Orthocrema) muralti
muralti (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) muralti
muralti (Xiphomyrmex) genus revision Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) muralti
murielae (Axinidris) species Axinidris murielae
murshila (Strumigenys) species Strumigenys murshila
mus (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium flaviceps
mus (Triglyphothrix) junior synonym & genus revision Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) eminii
muscicola (Hypoponera) species Hypoponera muscicola
muscicola (Ponera) gensu revision Hypoponera muscicola
muscorum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) muscorum
muscorum (Triglyphothrix) genus revision Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) muscorum
museisapentiae (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) castanea
musicola (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium coloreum
musicum (Monomorium) species Monomorium musicum
mutabilis (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) bequaerti
mutatus (Aenictus) species Aenictus mutatus
mutica (Amblyopone) species Amblyopone mutica
muticum (Stigmatomma) genus revision Amblyopone mutica
muticum (Xymmer) genus revision Amblyopone mutica
myersi (Hylidris) genus revision & junior synonym Pristomyrmex africanus
myersi (Pristomyrmex) junior synonym Pristomyrmex africanus
myersi (Pseudolasius) junior synonym Pseudolasius bayonii
myersi (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium akermani
mylognatha (Pheidole) species Pheidole mylognatha
myrmicariae (Hypoponera) species Hypoponera myrmicariae
myrmicariae (Ponera) genus revision Hypoponera myrmicariae
mystaceus (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Myrmopsamma) mystaceus
Contents Taxonomic Name Indices
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