Contents Taxonomic Name Indices The Ants of Africa - Taxonomic Name Index - P
Name (Genus) Category Link to Species description
pabulator (Pheidologeton) junior synonym Pheidologeton diversus
pachyderma (Pachycondyla) species & genus revision
Bothroponera pachyderma
pacis (Monomorium) species nomen dubium Monomorium pacis
paetus (Oligomyrmex) species Oligomyrmex (Aeneleus) paetus
painei (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Crematogaster) painei
pallens (Triglyphothrix) junior synonym & genus revision Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) microps
pallestes (Strumigenys) species Strumigenys pallestes
pallidelutea (Formica) genus revision Pheidole? pallidelutea
pallidelutea (Pheidole?) species Pheidole? pallidelutea
pallida (Myrmicaria) subspecies Myrmicaria foreli
pallidipes (Monomorium) species Monomorium pallidipes
pallidula (Pheidole) species Pheidole pallidula
pallidus (Dorylus) junior synonym Dorylus (Anomma) burmeisteri
palligastrion (Axinidris) species Axinidris palligastrion
pallipes (Technomyrmex) species Technomyrmex pallipes
palpalis (Acantholepis) genus synonym Lepisiota palpalis
palpalis (Lepisiota) species Lepisiota palpalis
pansus (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Myrmosericus) zimmermanni
paolii (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) paolii
papyri (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) angulinode
paradoxus (Phasmomyrmex) species Phasmomyrmex (Myrmorhachis) paradoxus
paradoxus (Polyrhachis) genus revision Phasmomyrmex (Myrmorhachis) paradoxus
parallela (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium simillimum
parallelus (Cataulacus) junior synonym Cataulacus guineensis
paranax (Strumigenys) species Strumigenys paranax
parandrei (Technomyrmex) species Technomyrmex parandrei
parapsidalis (Dorylus) subspecies Dorylus (Dorylus) affinis
parasiticum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium parasiticum
pardus (Dorylus) junior synonym Dorylus (Anomma) funereus
parissa (Cyphoidris) species Cyphoidris parissa
parops (Tetraponera) species Tetraponera parops
parsonsi (Anoplolepis) species - new status
Anoplolepis (Zealleyella) parsonsi
particeps (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole sculpturata
parva (Leptogenys) junior synonym Leptogenys castanea
parvidens (Messor) junior synonym Messor denticornis
parviflavus (Technomyrmex) species Technomyrmex parviflavus
parvinode (Monomorium) species Monomorium parvinode
parvus (Anochetus) junior synonym Anochetus katonae
parvus (Axinidris) junior synonym Axinidris hypoclinoides
parvus (Probolomyrmex) junior synonym Probolomyrmex brevirostris
pasithea (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) werneri
pasteuri (Anochetus) junior synonym Anochetus africanus
paternum (Monomorium) species Monomorium paternum
patersoni (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Myrmotrema) olivieri
patrizii (Carebara) species Carebara patrizii
patrizii (Discothyrea) species Discothyrea patrizii
pattensis (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) somalinus
paucipilosa (Monomorium) junior synonym Monomorium albopilosum
paucipubens (Camponotus) unavailable name Camponotus (Myrmosericus) flavomarginatus
pauciseta (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Orthocrema) pauciseta
pauper (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium pauper
pauper (Triglyphothrix) new name & genus revision Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) ericae
pavesii (Leptogenys) species Leptogenys pavesii
pax (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Myrmotrema) olivieri
pectitus (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Myrmosericus) vestitus
peetersi (Streblognathus) species Streblognathus peetersi
peguensis (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) sericeus
pellax (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole rohani
pellucida (Tapinoma) junior synonym Tapinoma melanocephalum
pellucidus (Anochetus) species Anochetus pellucidus
pembensis (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) humbloti
pensitata (Crematogaster) unavailable name Crematogaster (Crematogaster) impressa
penzigi (Sima) genus revision Tetraponera penzigi
penzigi (Tetraponera) species Tetraponera penzigi
percrypta (Strumigenys)
species
Strumigenys percrypta
peringueyi (Cerapachys) species Cerapachys peringueyi
peringueyi (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Crematogaster) peringueyi
peringueyi (Euponera) genus revision Hagensia peringueyi
peringueyi (Hagensia) species
Hagensia peringueyi
peringueyi (Leptogenys) species Leptogenys peringueyi
peringueyi (Meranoplus) species Meranoplus peringueyi
peringueyi (Pachycondyla) genus revision Hagensia peringueyi
peringueyi (Parasyscia) genus revision Cerapachys peringueyi
peringueyi (Ponera) genus revision Hagensia peringueyi
peringueyi (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium peringueyi
perlongum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium perlongum
perniciosa (Oecophthora) junior synonym & genus revision Pheidole megacephala
perniciosa (Pheidole) junior synonym Pheidole megacephala
pernix (Tapinolepis) species Tapinolepis (Mesanoplolepis) pernix
pernix (Anoplolepis/Plagiolepis) genus revision Tapinolepis (Mesanoplolepis) pernix
perparva (Hypoponera) species Hypoponera perparva
perpectitus (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Myrmosericus) vestitus
perpusillus (Oligomyrmex) species Oligomyrmex (Aeneleus) perpusillus
perpusillus (Pheidologeton) genus revision Oligomyrmex (Aeneleus) perpusillus
perrisii (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Myrmotrema) perrisii
personatum (Monomorium) species Monomorium personatum
perusta (Plectroctena) junior synonym Plectroctena minor
pessimus (Camponotus) unavailable name Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus
pestiferum (Monomorium) junior synonym Monomorium salomonis
pestilentia (Ponera / Pachycondyla) junior synonym Paltothyreus tarsatus
petersi (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium petersi
petersii (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Myrmosericus) petersii
petiolata (Hypoponera) species Hypoponera petiolata
petiolata (Ponera) genus revision Hypoponera petiolata
petiolata (Strumigenys) species Strumigenys petiolata
petiolidens (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Decacrema) petiolidens
petri (Hypoponera) species Hypoponera petri
petulans (Monomorium) junior synonym Monomorium disertum
petulca (Aeromyrma) genus revision Oligomyrmex petulcus
petulcus (Oligomyrmex) species Oligomyrmex petulcus
peutli (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium peutli
phaenogaster (Polyrhachis) unavailable name Polyrhachis weissi
pharao (Aenictus) species Aenictus pharao
pharaonis (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) aegyptiaca
pharaonis (Formica) genus revision Monomorium pharaonis
pharaonis (Monomorium) species Monomorium pharaonis
phasias (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium phasias
phidias (Polyrhachis) species Polyrhachis phidias
philippi (Pheidole) species Pheidole philippi
philippinense (Monomorium) subspecies Monomorium floricola
philippinus (Pheidologeton) subspecies Pheidologeton diversus
philippwagneri (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium philippwagneri
phoenix (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) phoenix
phraxus (Ocymyrmex) species Ocymyrmex phraxus
phylax (Petalomyrmex) species Petalomyrmex phylax
pialtum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium pialtum
picardi (Ocymyrmex) species Ocymyrmex picardi
picardi (Pachycondyla) species & genus revision
Bothroponera picardi
picata (Pheidole) species Pheidole picata
picea (Euponera) genus revision Mesoponera picea
picea (Mesoponera/Pachycondyla) species & genus revision
Mesoponera picea
piceus (Messor) species Messor piceus
piceus (Terataner) species Terataner piceus
pictipes (Plagiolepis) species Plagiolepis (Anacantholepis) pictipes
pictiventris (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) hova
pigra (Cerapachys) junior synonym Cerapachys lamborni
pilipes (Melissotarsus) junior synonym Melissotarsus emeryi
pilipes (Anoplolepis) subspecies Anoploplepis (Zealleyella) custodiens
pilipes (Technomyrmex) species Technomyrmex (Technomyrmex) pilipes
piliscapa (Acantholepis) genus synonym Lepisiota piliscapa
piliscapa (Lepisiota) species Lepisiota piliscapa
piliversa (Pyramica) [Strumigenys]
species Pyramica (Smithistruma) piliversa
pilosa (Acantholepis) subspecies & genus synonym Lepisiota rubrovaria
pilosa (Asphinctopone) species Asphinctopone pilosa
pilosa (Baracidris) species Baracidris pilosa
pilosa (Camponotus) junior synonym Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) fulvopilosus
pilosa (Lepisiota) subspecies Lepisiota rubrovaria
pilosa (Myrmicaria) subspecies Myrmicaria striata
pilosa (Formica) genus revision & junior synonym Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) fulvopilosus
pilosus (Cataulacus) species Cataulacus pilosus
pinnipilum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) pinnipilum
piripilis (Calyptomyrmex) species Calyptomyrmex piripilis
piroskae (Leptogenys) species Leptogenys piroskae
pisinnus (Paedalgus) species Paedalgus pisinnus
placora (Pyramica) [Strumigenys] species Pyramica (Smithistruma) placora
placora (Smithistruma) new revision Pyramica (Smithistruma) placora
planiceps (Dorylus) junior synonym Dorylus (Dorylus) affinis
planidorsum (Monomorium) subspecies Monomorium subopacum
planifrons (Dorylus) junior synonym Dorylus (Dorylus) helvolus
platonis (Tetramorium) unavailable name Tetramorium sericeiventre
platycephala (Pheidole) junior synonym Pheidole schoutedeni
platygnatha (Formica) junior synonym Crematogaster (Atopogyne) depressa
platynode (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium platynode
platyomma (Polyrhachis) species Polyrhachis platyomma
plebeia (Polyrhachis) junior synonym Polyrhachis schlueteri
plebeja (Cataulacus) junior synonym Cataulacus brevisetosus
plectroniae (Cataulacus) junior synonym Cataulacus weissi
pleurata (Polyrhachis) unavailable name Polyrhachis militaris
plinii (Messor) subspecies Messor cephalotes
plumosum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium plumosum
pluto (Amblyopone) species Amblyopone pluto
pluto (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole crassinoda
pluton (Crematogaster) unavailable name Crematogaster (Crematogaster) menilekii
poecilum (Monomorium) junior synonym Monomorium floricola
pogonion (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium pogonion
polita (Pheidologeton) junior synonym Pheidologeton diversus
polita (Plagiolepis) species Plagiolepis (Anacantholepis) polita
politiceps (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) natalensis
politocciput (Pheidole) unavailable name Pheidole prelli
politula (Loboponera) species Loboponera politula
politum (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium semireticulatum
politus (Aeneleus) genus revision Oligomyrmex (Aeneleus) politus
politus (Dorylus) species Dorylus (Dorylus) politus
politus (Oligomyrmex) species Oligomyrmex (Aeneleus) politus
polymorphica (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Atopogyne) buchneri
polyrhachoides (Phasmomyrmex) junior synonym Phasmomyrmex (Myrmorhachis) paradoxus
polyrhachoides (Camponotus) synonymy & genus revision Phasmomyrmex (Myrmorhachis) paradoxus
pompeius (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) pompeius
pongarensis (Bothroponera) new species Bothroponera pongarensis
pongarensis (Pongara) new species Pongara pongarensis
pongarensis (Yvesi) new species Yvesi pongarensis
popovici (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium capense
posticus (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) posticus
postoculatus (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Myrmotrema) postoculatus
postpetiolatum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium postpetiolatum
postsquamosa (Pachycondyla) subspecies Bothroponera pachyderma
poultoni (Camponotus) junior synonym Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) acvapimensis
poultoni (Tetraponera) species Tetraponera poultoni
poweri (Discothyrea) species Discothyrea poweri
poweri (Dorylus) subspecies Dorylus (Rhogmus) fimbriatus
poweri (Pheidole) unavailable name for variety Pheidole spinulosa
poweri (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium poweri
praedator (Centromyrmex) species Centromyrmex praedator
praestigiatrix (Sima) subspecies & genus revision Tetraponera penzigi
praetextum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium praetextum
prelli (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) nigriceps
prelli (Pheidole) species Pheidole prelli
prelli (Sima) genus revision Tetraponera prelli
prelli (Tetraponera) species Tetraponera prelli
pretiosus (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Myrmespera) nasutus
pretoriae (Dorylus) subspecies Dorylus (Dorylus) helvolus
pretoriae (Rhoptromyrmex) junior synonym Rhoptromyrmex transversinodis
pretoriae (Strumigenys) species Strumigenys pretoriae
pretoriensis (Monomorium) junior synonym Monomorium junodi
primrosae (Technomyrmex) junior synonym Technomyrmex pallipes
primus (Pristomyrmex) junior synonym Pristomyrmex africanus
princeps (Cataulacus) nomen nudum Cataulacus erinaceus
princeps (Leptogenys) species Leptogenys princeps
probativus (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) probativus
probus (Messor) junior synonym Messor decipiens
procerus (Psalidomyrmex) species Psalidomyrmex procerus
producta (Hypoponera) species Hypoponera producta
pronotalis (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) kneri
proserpina (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) menilekii
prossae (Monomorium) junior synonym Trichomyrmex oscaris
prosulcatus (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Paramyrmamblys) prosulcatus
protuberatus (Cataglyphis) subspecies Cataglyphis bicolor
pseudinermis (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) pseudinermis
pseudoaegyptiaca (Messor) subspecies Messor capensis
pseudotrema (Cataulacus) junior synonym Cataulacus intrudens
psymanum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium psymanum
pubens (Cataglyphis) subspecies Cataglyphis bicolor
pubens (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole foreli
puberulus (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Myrmotrema) puberulus
pubescens (Anochetus) species Anochetus pubescens
pubescens (Camponotus) subspecies (replaced name) Camponotus (Myrmosericus) rufoglaucus
pubescens (Dorylus) junior synonym Dorylus (Anomma) arcens
pubescens (Ophthalmopone) subspecies
Ophthalmopone berthoudi
pubescens (Plagiolepis) subspecies Plagiolepis (Plagiolepis) brunni
pudica (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) sjostedti
pudicus (Aenictus) subspecies Aenictus mutatus
pulchella (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Orthocrema) pulchella
pulchella (Pheidole) species Pheidole pulchella
pulchella (Phrynoponera) species Phrynoponera pulchella
pulchellus (Dorylus) subspecies Dorylus (Dorylus) mandibularis
pulchellus (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium aculeatum
pulcherrimum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) pulcherrimum
pulcherrimum (Triglyphothrix) genus revision Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) pulcherrimum
pulchrum (Monomorium) species Monomorium pulchrum
pulla (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) sjostedti
pulla (Myrmicaria) subspecies Myrmicaria exigua
pullata (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole mentita
pulliceps (Dorylus) species - new status Dorylus (Dorylus) pulliceps
pulliceps (Engramma) subspecies Technomyrmex (Engramma) lujae
pullulum (a) (Monomorium) species - new status
Monomorium pullulum
pullulum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium pullulum
pullus (Cataulacus) species Cataulacus pullus
pulsi (Dorylus) junior synonym Dorylus (Anomma) emeryi
pulvinatus (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) pulvinatus
pumicosa (Pachycondyla/Ponera/ ) species Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) pumicosa
puncta (Plagiolepis) [punctum] species Plagiolepis (Plagiolepis) puncta
punctata (Dorylus) junior synonym Dorylus (Dorylus) helvolus
punctata (Platythyrea) subspecies & name replaced Platythyrea cribrinodis
punctata (Typhlopone) junior synonym & genus revision Dorylus (Dorylus) helvolus
punctaticeps (Anochetus) species Anochetus punctaticeps
punctaticeps (Solenopsis) species Solenopsis punctaticeps
punctatissima (Hypoponera) species Hypoponera punctatissima
punctatissima (Ponera) genus revision Hypoponera punctatissima
punctatus (Aeneleus) species & genus revision Oligomyrmex (Aeneleus) punctatus
punctatus (Anochetus) junior synonym Anochetus katonae
punctatus (Calyptomyrmex) junior synonym Calyptomyrmex piripilis
punctatus (Oligomyrmex) species Oligomyrmex (Aeneleus) punctatus
punctatus (Plectroctena) junior synonym Plectroctena subterranea
punctifrons (Acantholepis) subspecies & genus synonym Lepisiota piliscapa
punctifrons (Lepisiota) subspecies Lepisiota piliscapa
punctulata (Pheidole) species Pheidole punctulata
punctus (Dorylus) variety Dorylus (Dorylus) spininodis
punicus (Dorylus) subspecies Dorylus (Typhlopone) fulvus
pusilla (Pheidole) species Pheidole pusilla
pusillus (Calyptomyrmex) junior synonym Calyptomyrmex foreli
pusillum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium pusillum
pygmaea (Plagiolepis) species Plagiolepis (Plagiolepis) pygmaea
pygmaeum (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium simillimum
pygmaeus (Cataulacus) species Cataulacus pygmaeus
pylacum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium pylacum
pyrrhocephala (Camponotus) junior synonym Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) sericeus
Contents Taxonomic Name Indices
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
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