The Ants of Africa
Genus Nesomyrmex
Nesomyrmex evelynae (Forel)

Nesomyrmex evelynae (Forel)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zare (Leptothorax (Goniothorax) Evelynae n. sp., Forel, 1916: 423, worker & queen) St. Gabriel, Kohl
worker and queen described; genus name change by Bolton (2003: 249) .

Collected at St. Gabriel, by Kohl. Bequaert (1922, p 407) cited it as collected by Father Kohl from in myrmecophilous plants.


{unavailable due to copyright}Forel's (1916) description is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1982) is at {original description}

WORKER - TL 2.5-2.9 mm; distinguished by a lack of hairs on the propodeum and first gastral tergite; colour yellow (Bolton, 1982: 328, illustrated alitrunk and pedicel profile).

Material from CRIG, Ghana, collected and reported by Bolton (1982); but without any bionomic information.


Nesomyrmex evelynaeThe photomontage of the type worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0908993


Nesomyrmex evelynaeThe photomontage is of a worker from Kenya collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0178298

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