Contents Taxonomic Name Indices The Ants of Africa - Taxonomic Name Index - R
Name (Genus) Category Link to Species description
rabirium (Monomorium) species Monomorium rabirium
radamoides (Camponotus) junior synonym Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus
ragusai (Hypoponera) [ragusae] species Hypoponera ragusai
ragusai (Ponera) genus revision Hypoponera ragusai
rakkota (Strumigenys)
species
Strumigenys rakkota
rapax (Megaponera) subspecies Megaponera laeviuscula
raptor (Aenictus) species Aenictus raptor
raptor (Centromyrmex) species Centromyrmex raptor
rarus (Paedalgus) species Paedalgus rarus
rasalamae (Cardiocondyla) junior synonym Cardiocondyla emeryi
rastractum (Monomorium) species Monomorium rastractum
rauana (Crematogaster) species - new status Crematogaster (Crematogaster) rauana
ravida (Leptogenys) species Leptogenys ravida
ravidura (Pyramica) [Strumigenys] species Pyramica (Glamyromyrmex) ravidura
ravidurus (Glamyromyrmex) new revision Pyramica (Glamyromyrmex) ravidura
raymondi (Strumigenys) junior synonym Pyramica (Serrastruma) simoni
rebeccae (Pheidole)
species
Pheidole rebeccae
recta (Platythyrea) unavailable name Platythyrea schultzei
recticeps (Pheidole) junior synonym Pheidole cicatricosa
rectinodis (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium lucayanum
rectinota (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Orthocrema) rectinota
redbankensis (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole prelli
redbankensis (Ponera/Euponera) subspecies & genus revision Mesoponera elisae
reddenburgensis (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole capensis
reevei (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Myrmespera) reevei
regalis (Cratomyrmex) genus revision Messor regalis
regalis (Messor) species Messor regalis
regesa (Polyrhachis) species Polyrhachis regesa
reginae (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Myrmopelta) vividus
regis (Hypoponera) species Hypoponera regis
regis (Leptogenys) species Leptogenys regis
regulare (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium regulare
reichenspergeri (Myrmicaria) species Myrmicaria reichenspergeri
reichenspergeri (Psalidomyrmex) species Psalidomyrmex reichenspergeri
relahyla (Strumigenys) species Strumigenys relahyla
renae (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium renae
rennefer (Calyptomyrmex) species Calyptomyrmex rennefer
repens (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Mayria) repens
repentinum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium repentinum
repertum (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium quadrispinosum
reptana (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) reptana
reptana (Triglyphothrix) genus revision Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) reptana
resekhes (Ocymyrmex) species Ocymyrmex resekhes
resulcata (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Atopogyne) resulcata
retiaria (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) amabilis
reticulata (Myrmica) genus revision & junior synonym Tetramorium bicarinatum
reticulata (Strumigenys) junior synonym Pyramica (Serrastruma) lujae
reticulatus (Calyptomyrmex) junior synonym Calyptomyrmex nummuliticus
retifera (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Crematogaster) retifera
retronitens (Pheidole) species Pheidole retronitens
retusa (Crematogaster) junior synonym Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) wellmani
revoili (Polyrhachis) where named from West Africa Polyrhachis weissi
revoili (Polyrhachis) species Polyrhachis revoili
rhamses (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Myrmotrema) rhamses
rhetidum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium rhetidum
rhodesiae (Dorylus) species - new status
Dorylus (Typhlopone) rhodesiae
rhodesiae (Myrmicaria) species Myrmicaria rhodesiae
rhodesiae (Tapinoma) subspecies and genus revision Technomyrmex voeltzkowi
rhodesiana (Acropyga) subspecies Acropyga arnoldi
rhodesiana (Cerapachys) subspecies Cerapachys wroughtoni
rhodesiana (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) delagoensis
rhodesiana (Pachycondyla) subspecies Bothroponera kruegeri
rhodesiana (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole sculpturata
rhodesiana (Platythyrea) subspecies Platythyrea lamellosa
rhodesiana (Sima) subspecies & genus revision Tetraponera ambigua
rhodesiana (Triglyphothrix) junior synonym & genus revision Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) microps
rhodesianus (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Myrmotrema) robecchii
rhopalocerum (Monomorium) species Monomorium rhopalocerum
rimytyum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium rimytyum
ritsemae (Dorylus) junior synonym Dorylus (Alaopone) atriceps
rivai (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Crematogaster) rivai
rixator (Aenictus) species Aenictus rixator
robecchii (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Myrmotrema) robecchii
robecchii (Ocymyrmex) species Ocymyrmex robecchii
robertae (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Paramyrmamblys) robertae
roberti (Cerapachys) subspecies Cerapachys wroughtoni
robertsoni (Paedalgus) species Paedalgus robertsoni
robertsoni (Pyramica) [Strumigenys] species
Pyramica (Smithistruma) robertsoni
robini (Tetramorium) new species Tetramorium robini
robusta (Crematogaster) junior synonym or subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) senegalensis
robusta (Paltothyreus) subspecies Paltothyreus tarsatus
robusta (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole tenuinodis
robustior (Monomorium) genus revision
Trichomyrmex robustior
robustior (Ocymyrmex) species Ocymyrmex robustior
robustior (Phrynoponera) junior synonym Phrynoponera gabonensis
robustior (Trichomyrmex)
species
Trichomyrmex robustior
rogatum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium (Xiphomyrmex) rogatum
rogeri (Strumigenys) previously used Strumigenys rufobrunea
rogeri (Strumigenys) species Strumigenys rogeri
rohani (Pheidole) species Pheidole rohani
rollei (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Myrmotrema) grandidieri
roomi (Epitritus)
new synonymy Pyramica (Epitritus) roomi
roomi (Pyramica) [Strumigenys] species Pyramica (Epitritus) roomi
rosae (Monomorium) species Monomorium rosae
rothkirchi (Hypoponera) species Hypoponera rothkirchi
rothkirchi (Ponera) genus revision Hypoponera rothkirchi
rothkirchi (Strumigenys) junior synonym Pyramica (Serrastruma) ludovici
rothschildi (Anochetus) species Anochetus rothschildi
rothschildi (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) rothschildi
rothschildi (Triglyphothrix) genus revision Tetramorium (Triglyphothrix) rothschildi
rotundata (Pheidole) species - revived status Pheidole rotundata
rotundata (Ponera) subspecies & genus revision Mesoponera elisae
rotundatum (Monomorium) species Monomorium rotundatum
rotundatum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium rotundatum
rotundatus (Aenictus) species Aenictus rotundatus
rotundatus (Aenictus) [Nigeria] formerly used Aenictus asantei
rotundiceps (Technomyrmex) subspecies Technomyrmex (Technomyrmex) albipes
rotundinodis (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Myrmacrhaphe) rotundinodis
rotundinodis (Cataglyphis) junior synonym Cataglyphis bicolor
roubaudi (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) roubaudi
rubea (Messor) junior synonym Messor regalis
rubellus (Dorylus) species Dorylus (Anomma) rubellus
rubescens (Bothroponera) species Bothroponera rubescens
rubescens (Pachycondyla) genus revision
Bothroponera rubescens
rubricalva (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole aurivillii
rubriceps (Oecophylla) species - new status Oecophylla rubriceps
rubripes (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) rubripes
rubroflava (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium aculeatum
rubrolabiatus (Camponotus) unavailable name Camponotus (Myrmotrema) grandidieri
rubrovaria (Acantholepis) genus synonym Lepisiota rubrovaria
rubrovaria (Lepisiota) species Lepisiota rubrovaria
rubrum (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium rubrum
rufa (Messor) unavailable name Messor galla
rufescens (Anoplolepis) species Anoplolepis (Zealleyella) rufescens
rufescens (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) sjostedti
rufescens (Dorylus) species Dorylus (Anomma) rufescens
rufescens (Oecophylla) species - new status
Oecophylla rufescens
rufescens (Pheidole) subspecies Pheidole arnoldi
rufescens (Plagiolepis) genus revision Anoplolepis (Zealleyella) rufescens
rufescens (Technomyrmex) junior synonym Technomyrmex (Technomyrmex) albipes
rufescens (Tetramorium) species Tetramorium rufescens
rufibasis (Monomorium) junior synonym Monomorium bicolor
ruficeps (Dorylus) subspecies Dorylus (Typhlopone) fulvus
rufigaster (Centromyrmex) junior synonym Centromyrmex bequaerti
rufigaster (Glyphopone) genus revision Centromyrmex bequaerti
rufigena (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Crematogaster) rufigena
rufigenis (Camponotus) variety Camponotus (Myrmosericus) cinctellus
rufimembrum (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) castanea
rufipalpis (Polyrhachis) species Polyrhachis rufipalpis
rufipartis (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) wellmani
rufipes (Leptogenys) junior synonym Leptogenys crustosa
rufiventris (Camponotus) junior synonym Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) fulvopilosus
rufiventris (Cataglyphis) subspecies Cataglyphis bicolor
rufiventris (Formica) genus revision & junior synonym Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) fulvopilosus
rufiventris (Myrmicaria) subspecies Myrmicaria exigua
rufiventris (Sphinctomyrmex) species Sphinctomyrmex rufiventris
rufobrunea (Strumigenys) previously used Strumigenys petiolata
rufobrunea (Strumigenys) species (small variant) Strumigenys rufobrunea
rufoglaucus (Camponotus) species Camponotus (Myrmosericus) rufoglaucus
rufoglaucus (Formica) genus revision Camponotus (Myrmosericus) rufoglaucus
rufonigra (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Crematogaster) castanea
rufotestaceus (Pachycondyla) junior synonym Pachycondyla (Trachymesopus) darwinii
rufula (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) libengensis
rufula (Messor) junior synonym Messor galla
rufulum (Monomorium) species Monomorium rufulum
rugaticeps (Crematogaster) subspecies Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) rugosa
rugaticeps (Pheidole) species Pheidole rugaticeps
ruginodis (Messor) species Messor ruginodis
ruginota (Euponera/Pachycondyla) species - new status Brachyponera ruginota
rugithorax (Acantholepis) genus name revision Lepisiota rugithorax
rugithorax (Lepisiota) species Lepisiota rugithorax
rugosa (Carebara) subspecies Carebara ampla
rugosa (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) rugosa
rugosior (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) rugosior
rugosus (Cataulacus) junior synonym Cataulacus intrudens
rugosum (Tetramorium) new species Tetramorium rugosum
rugulosus (Polyrhachis) junior synonym Polyrhachis schistacea
rukha (Strumigenys) species Strumigenys rukha
ruspolii (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Myrmotrema) grandidieri
ruspolii (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Crematogaster) ruspolii
ruspolii (Pheidole) species - new status Pheidole ruspolii
rusta (Pyramica) [Strumigenys] species Pyramica (Smithistruma) rusta
rusta (Smithistruma) new revision Pyramica (Smithistruma) rusta
rustica (Crematogaster) species Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) rustica
rustica (Myrmicaria) species Myrmicaria rustica
rusticus (Technomyrmex) species Technomyrmex (Technomyrmex) rusticus
rutilum (Tetramorium) junior synonym Tetramorium glabratum
ruzskyi (Camponotus) subspecies Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus
Contents Taxonomic Name Indices
2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
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