The Ants of Africa
Genus Nesomyrmex
Nesomyrmex denticulatus (Mayr)

Nesomyrmex denticulatus (Mayr)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Leptothorax denticulatus nov.spec., Mayr, 1901b: 5, worker & queen) Port Elizabeth
worker and queen described (Bolton, 1982: 328, illustrated; 1995); genus name change by Bolton (2003: 249) .

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WORKER - TL 3.1-3.5 mm

Nesomyrmex denticulatusThe photomontage of a cotype worker is collated from

Nesomyrmex denticulatusThe photomontage is of a worker (listed by Bolton, 1982) collated from

2007, 2013, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.