The Ants of Africa
New records of ants collected in miscellaneous places

Countries - linked pages are separate

North Sahelian - Morocco country, Tunisia country.

South Sahelian - Burkina Faso country, Chad country, Mali country, Niger country,

West African - Senegal country, Gambia country, Guinea country, Ivory Coast country, Togo country, Nigeria country [Nigeria - Taylor collection], Cameroun country [Cameroun - McKey project].

Congo Basin - Central African Republic country [Central African Republic - Dzanga-Sangha].

East & Southern Africa - Ethiopia country, Kenya country, Uganda country, Rwanda country, Tanzania (south) country [Tanzania (Mkomazi), Tanzania (Usambara)].

Collectors contributing to this page - Gabriel Bizimungu, Degallier (ex Peter Hlavác), Roy Goff, C Hashimoto, Tanya Humle (Guinea, Ivory Coast Dorylus), David M King, Z Klein (ex Armin Ionescu), Hauke Koch, T Lackner (ex Peter Hlavác), Alain Lenoir, and, the late Shigeo Uehara.

* = new records


go to topMorocco & Tunisia

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Typhlopone) oraniensis  (Lucas) new status 16-17.iii. 2003 T. Lackner Tunisia, Tozeur, 33°55'14" N 8°7'60 E Altitude 43 m widespread pan-African
FORMICINAE Cataglyphis viaticus (Fabricius) 21.v.2005 A. Lenoir Morocco, Azemmour polymorphic
FORMICINAE Cataglyphis desertorum (Forel) 16-17.iii. 2003 T. Lackner Tunisia, Tozeur, 33°55'14" N 8°7'60 E Altitude 43 m polymorphic

go to topBurkina Faso

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
FORMICINAE Cataglyphis saharae June 2006 A. Lenoir Burkina Faso, Bobo Dioulasso, 11°07.015 N 4°23.286 W, elev 28 m * polymorphic, two colonies (listed by me prior to July 2014 as C. lenoiri)
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) sericeus (Fabricius) 8.ii.2009 David King Burkina Faso, Bazoule, 12.19.30° N 001.42.55° W, elev 331 m; King 93 scrub savanna, sandy soil, near a lake; fast running near Messor nest; gaster tucked under alitrunk
MYRMICINAE Messor galla (Mayr) 8.ii.2009 David King Burkina Faso, Bazoule, 12.19.30° N 001.42.55° W, elev 331 m; King 92 scrub savanna, sandy soil, near a lake; crater nest in ground
MYRMICINAE Monomorium bicolor Emery 9.ii.2009 David King Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, 12.23.07° N 001.29.14° W, elev 293 m; King 94 vacant lot in residential area; foraging singly
MYRMICINAE Monomorium afrum André 9.ii.2009 David King Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, 12.23.07° N 001.29.14° W, elev 293 m; King 95 * vacant lot in residential area; nest in soil
MYRMICINAE Monomorium oscaris Forel 9.ii.2009 David King Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, 12.23.07° N 001.29.14° W, elev 293 m; King 96 * vacant lot in residential area; nest in soil; swarming over a piece of white substance, probably sugar; polymorphic; first photos
MYRMICINAE Pheidole rugaticeps Emery June 2006 A. Lenoir Burkina Faso, Bobo Dioulasso, 11°07.015 N 4°23.286 W, elev 28 m * minor worker
MYRMICINAE Pheidole rugaticeps Emery 9.ii.2009 David King Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, 12.23.07° N 001.29.14° W, elev 293 m; King 98 *
PONERINAE Brachyponera ruginota (Stitz) 9.ii.2009 David King Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, 12.23.07° N 001.29.14° W, elev 293 m; King 97 *

go to topChad

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
FORMICINAE Paratrechina longicornis (Latreile) 12.ix.2006 David King Chad, N'Djamena; King 36; 12°07'12" N 15°01'25" W; 307 m asl; King 01-04 * workers
MYRMICINAE Messor galla (Mayr) 12.ix.2006 David King Chad, N'Djamena, 12°07'12"N 15°01'25"E, elev 307 m; King 01-05 large crater like nest with columns foraging area about 10 m away; foraging mid-morning; later in day there was little foraging
PONERINAE Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) 12.ix.2006 David King Chad, N'Djamena, 12°07'12"N 15°01'25"E, elev 307 m; King 01-03 * nest in soil, the ants reacted to the observer and retreated into the nest

go to topMali

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
DOLICHODERINAE Tapinoma kingi new species 25.viii.2007 David King Mali, Bamako; 12°37.481' N 8°00.27' W; 323 m asl; King 47 * foraging on wall of outside stairwell
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Dorylus) sudanicus Santschi - new status 30.viii.2007 David King Mali, Bamako; 12°34.51' N 7°56.25' W; 363 m asl; King 33 * alate male; hotel room, 6th Floor; found dead on bathroom floor
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Dorylus) sudanicus Santschi 2.ix.2007 David King Mali, Bamako; 12°37.47' N 8°00.28' W; 363 m asl; King 34 alate male; building compound near outskirts of city; attracted to floodlights
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Rhogmus) leo Santschi 5.ix.2007 David King Mali, Bamako; 12°34.52' N 7°56.24' W; 363 m asl; King 32 * alate male; building compound near outskirts of city; attracted to floodlights
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) sericeus (Fabricius) 25.viii.2007 David King Mali, Bamako; 12°34.51' N 7°56.39' W; 363 m asl; King 38 workers; foraging by day in building compound near outskirts of city
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus (Fabricius) 25.viii.2007 David King Mali, Bamako; 12°34.51' N 7°56.39' W; 363 m asl; King 39 major and minor workers; foraging by day in building compound near outskirts of city
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) oasium Forel 25.viii.2007 David King Mali, Bamako; 12°34.51' N 7°56.39' W; 363 m asl; King 37 * workers; foraging by day in building compound near outskirts of city
FORMICINAE Lepisiota monardi (Santschi) 9.ii.2009 David King Mali, Bamako; 12.37.11° N 08.0056° W; 323 m asl; King 102 * residential area near Niger River; foraging near Pachycondyla sennaarensis nest
FORMICINAE Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille) 9.ii.2009 David King Mali, Bamako; 12.37.11° N 08.0056° W; 323 m asl; King 100 * residential area near Niger River;
FORMICINAE Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille) 25.viii.2007 David King Mali, Bamako; 12°34.51' N 7°56.39' W; 363 m asl; King 41 workers; foraging by day in building compound near outskirts of city
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) chlorotica Emery 25.viii.2007 David King Mali, Bamako; 12°37.481' N 8°00.27' W; 323 m asl; King 45 * foraging on wall of outside stairwell
MYRMICINAE Messor galla (Mayr) 25.viii.2007 David King Mali, Bamako; 12°34.51' N 7°56.39' W; 363 m asl; King 35a & 35b nest in soil; active in early and middle of the day; retreated to nest in afternoon thunderstorm
MYRMICINAE Monomorium areniphilum Santschi 7.ii.2009 David King Mali, Timbuktu; 16.43.55°' N 002.59.52° W; 267 m asl; King 91 airport, ants excavating a nest in soil at edge of tarmac; nest mounds about 15 X 10 cm, two entrances about 20 cm apart
MYRMICINAE Monomorium pharaonis (L.) 9.ii.2009 David King Mali, Bamako; 12.37.11° N 08.0056° W; 323 m asl; King 101 * residential area near Niger River; foraging near Pachycondyla sennaarensis nest
MYRMICINAE Pheidole corticicola Santschi 25.viii.2007 David King Mali, Bamako; 12°37.481' N 8°00.27' W; 323 m asl; King 43 * foraging on palm leaves in later afternoon
MYRMICINAE Pheidole rugaticeps Emery 25.viii.2007 David King Mali, Bamako; 12°34.51' N 7°56.39' W; 363 m asl; King 36 * major and minor workers; foraging by day in building compound near outskirts of city
MYRMICINAE Pheidole termitophila Forel 25.viii.2007 David King Mali, Bamako; 12°37.481' N 8°00.27' W; 323 m asl; King 48 nest in soil in hotel grounds
MYRMICINAE Pheidole termitophila Forel 9.ii.2009 David King Mali, Bamako; 12.37.11° N 08.0056° W; 323 m asl; King 103 residential area near Niger River; foraging near Pachycondyla sennaarensis nest
MYRMICINAE Pheidole tristis (Forel) 25.viii.2007 David King Mali, Bamako; 12°37.481' N 8°00.27' W; 323 m asl; King 46 * foraging on wall of outside stairwell
PONERINAE Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) 31.viii.2007 David King Mali, Bamako; 12°37.47' N 8°00.28' W; 323 m asl; King 40 * workers and sexuals; building compound near outskirts of city. Nest under a rock. Primarily nocturnal and retreated into nest under torchlight, although aggressively defensive
PONERINAE Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) 9.ii.2009 David King Mali, Bamako; 12.37.11° N 08.0056° W; 323 m asl; King 99 residential area near Niger River; foragers returning to nest with grass seeds, nest in a gap between paving blocks

go to topNiger

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) euchrous Santschi new status 20.viii.2006 David King Niger, Niamey Airport, 13°28'38"N 02°10'31"E, elev 227 m; King 01-02 * two individuals sighted, one captured; foraging during the day
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) guttatus Emery 12.ii.2008 David King Niger, Niamey, 13°39'31"N 02°06'36"E, elev 185 m; King 51 * major, media and minor workers; Hotel grounds, nest excavated in a crack at the base of a building; nocturnal foragers on ground and in trees
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster senegalensis Roger 13.ii.2008 David King Niger, Tondbiah, 13.35.12 N 02.11.02 E; 222 m; King 49 & 50 * from an Acacia in semi-desert
MYRMICINAE Monomorium areniphilum Santschi 14.ii.2008 David King Niger, Niamey, 13.31.33 N 02.04.22 E; King 52 garden in city, nest in soil with multiple entrances
PONERINAE Brachyponera ruginota (Stitz) 19.viii.2006 David King Niger, Niamey, Grand Hotel du Niger, 13°30'19" N 02°06'37" E; King 01-01 * foraging in hotel grounds on terrace next to flower bed

go to topSenegal

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
DOLICHODERINAE Tapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricius) 19.ix.2006 David King Senegal, Dakar; 14°44'48"N 17°31'35"E, elev 9 m; King 01-06 * workers
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmosericus) vestitus (F Smith) 19.ix.2006 David King Senegal, Dakar; 14°44'48"N 17°31'35"E, elev 9 m; King 01-08 * 3 minor workers
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) sericeus (Fabricius) 19.ix.2006 David King Senegal, Dakar; 14°44'48"N 17°31'35"E, elev 9 m; King 01-09 3 minor workers
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) abjectus Santschi 19.ix.2006 David King Senegal, Dakar; 14°44'48"N 17°31'35"E, elev 9 m; King 01-07 * 3 minor workers
FORMICINAE Lepisiota laevis (Santschi) 19.ix.2006 David King Senegal, Dakar; 14°44'48"N 17°31'35"E, elev 9 m; King 01-06 workers, type location St Louis

go to topGambia

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) nigricans Illiger 02.xii.2009 Roy W Goff Abuko Nature Reserve, 13°23'41" N 016°38'41" W * one major worker
FORMICINAE Oecophylla longinoda (Latreille)
02.xii.2009 Roy W Goff Abuko Nature Reserve, 13°23'41" N 016°38'41" W one major worker
FORMICINAE Polyrhachis militaris (Fabricius) 02.xii.2009 Roy W Goff Abuko Nature Reserve, 13°23'41" N 016°38'41" W * one worker, not photographed
MYRMICINAE Pheidole aeberlii Forel 02.xii.2009 Roy W Goff Abuko Nature Reserve, 13°23'41" N 016°38'41" W * two minor workers
MYRMICINAE Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius) 02.xii.2009 Roy W Goff Abuko Nature Reserve, 13°23'41" N 016°38'41" W * one minor worker, dark form
MYRMICINAE Pheidole rugaticeps Emery 02.xii.2009 Roy W Goff Abuko Nature Reserve, 13°23'41" N 016°38'41" W * one minor worker
MYRMICINAE Pheidole sculpturata Mayr 02.xii.2009 Roy W Goff Abuko Nature Reserve, 13°23'41" N 016°38'41" W * three minor workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium lucayanum Mayr 02.xii.2009 Roy W Goff Abuko Nature Reserve, 13°23'41" N 016°38'41" W * one worker, type form
PONERINAE Leptogenys sterops Bolton 02.xii.2009 Roy W Goff Abuko Nature Reserve, 13°23'41" N 016°38'41" W * two workers, first photo
PONERINAE Odontomachus troglodytes Santschi 02.xii.2009 Roy W Goff Abuko Nature Reserve, 13°23'41" N 016°38'41" W * two workers
PONERINAE Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr)
02.xii.2009 Roy W Goff Abuko Nature Reserve, 13°23'41" N 016°38'41" W * one worker, not photographed

go to topGuinea, Bossou, 7 39' N 8 30' W

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) arcens (Westwood) 11.viii.2001 T. Humle Guinea, Bossou; Humle 7 * polymorphic
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) burmeisteri (Shuckard) 24.iii.2001 T. Humle Guinea, Bossou; Humle 3 Polymorphic
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) burmeisteri (Shuckard) 11.viii.2001 T. Humle Guinea, Bossou; Humle 13 Polymorphic
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) gribodoi Emery 8.ix.2001 T. Humle Guinea, Bossou; Humle 5 Polymorphic (lamottei)
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) gribodoi Emery 20.ix.2001 T. Humle Guinea, Bossou; Humle 1 Polymorphic (lamottei)
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) burmeisteri (Shuckard) 24.viii.2001 T. Humle Guinea, Bossou; Humle 11 * polymorphic
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) burmeisteri (Shuckard) 2.ix.2001 T. Humle Guinea, Bossou; Humle 2 Polymorphic
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) molestus (Gerstaecker) 3.vii.2001 T. Humle Guinea, Bossou; Humle 6 * driver ant
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) molestus (Gerstaecker) 14.vii.2001 T. Humle Guinea, Bossou; Humle 8 Driver ant
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) terrificus Santschi 24.viii.2001 T. Humle Guinea, Bossou; Humle 9 * polymorphic new status
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) titan Santschi 12.ix.2001 T. Humle Guinea, Bossou; Humle 4 * polymorphic

go to topIvory Coast

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) terrificus Santschi 2.ix.2001 T Humle Ivory Coast, Nimba Mts Region, Yéalé; 7° 31' 43 N, 8° 25' 22 W, 389 m asl; Humle 10 & Humle 12 * polymorphic

go to topTogo

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
MYRMICINAE Messor galla (Mayr) 26.vii.2010 Aïkpé Mensah Togo, Savane à Dapaong, 10°44.37 N 000°18.49 E * polymorphic

go to topNigeria

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
FORMICINAE Lepisiota anceps (Forel) new status 21.iii.2006 Z. Klein (ex Armin Ionescu) Nigeria, no location * workers on yams imported into Israel
FORMICINAE Lepisiota monardi (Santschi) 21.iii.2006 Z. Klein (ex Armin Ionescu) Nigeria, no location * workers on yams imported into Israel

go to topCameroun

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) striatula Emery 12.iii.2006 Hauke Koch Cameroun, Banyong Mbo collected from Phyllobotrion
MYRMICINAE Pheidole nkomoana Forel new status 11.iii.2006 Hauke Koch Cameroun, Banyong Mbo * major and minor workers; from debris in Campylospermum axils
MYRMICINAE Pheidole pusilla (Heer) revived status 11.iii.2006 Hauke Koch Cameroun, Banyong Mbo * major and minor workers; from debris in Campylospermum axils

go to topCentral African Republic

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) molestus (Gerstaecker) 18.xii.1981 Degallier Central African Republic, Bozo, migrating column * Congo basin
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) wellmani Forel 20.vii.1981 Degallier Central African Republic, Bozo, under bark; major, media and minor workers * Congo basin

go to topEthiopia

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) antinorii Emery new status 25.x.2011 A Pauly
Ethiopia, Tarma Ber Pass, 9°43' N, 39°46' E
Type location Ethiopia
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) quadratus Santschi
2011
N Adgaba
Ethiopia, Bonga, 07°23'N, 36°14'E
* Hand collected, surface foraging; 1650 m; type location Tanzania
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmosericus) cinctellus (Gerstäcker) 1-10.x.2012 A Pauly Ethiopia, Abijata N.P., 7°30' N, 38°30' E
1635 m, Yellow pan trap, minor worker
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) sericeus (Fabricius) 1-10.x.2012 A Pauly Ethiopia, Abijata N.P., 7°30' N, 38°30' E
1635 m, Yellow pan trap, minor worker
FORMICINAE Lepisiota acholli (Weber) 17.x.2011 A Pauly Ethiopia, Simien Mts, 13°11' N, 38°04' E
* 3252 m, Yellow pan tray st 22; type location Kenya
FORMICINAE Lepisiota acholli (Weber) 1-10.x.2012 A Pauly Ethiopia, Abijata N.P., 7°30' N, 38°30' E 1635 m, Yellow pan trap
FORMICINAE Lepisiota depilis (Emery) 1-10.x.2012 A Pauly Ethiopia, Abijata N.P., 7°30' N, 38°30' E 1635 m, Yellow pan trap; type location Ethiopia
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Cr.) chiarinii Emery
2011
N Adgaba
Ethiopia, Bonga, 07°23'N, 36°14'E Hand collected, large carton nest on tree; 1650 m
MYRMICINAE
Messor ferreri Collingwood
17.x.2011 A Pauly Ethiopia, Simien Mts, 13°11' N, 38°04' E * 3252 m, Yellow pan tray st 22; type location Kenya
MYRMICINAE Messor galla (Mayr) 1-10.x.2012 A Pauly Ethiopia, Abijata N.P., 7°30' N, 38°30' E 1635 m, Yellow pan trap, media 3 & 4 workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium bicolor Emery 1-10.x.2012 A Pauly Ethiopia, Abijata N.P., 7°30' N, 38°30' E 1635 m, Yellow pan trap; type location Ethiopia
MYRMICINAE Monomorium exiguum Emery 1-10.x.2012 A Pauly Ethiopia, Abijata N.P., 7°30' N, 38°30' E 1635 m, Yellow pan trap
MYRMICINAE Pheidole scabriuscula ? Gerstäcker 1-10.x.2012 A Pauly Ethiopia, Abijata N.P., 7°30' N, 38°30' E * 1635 m, Yellow pan trap; type location Tanzania; minor worker
MYRMICINAE Pheidole ruspolii Emery
1-10.x.2012 A Pauly Ethiopia, Abijata N.P., 7°30' N, 38°30' E 1635 m, Yellow pan trap; type location Ethiopia; minor worker
PONERINAE Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) 1-10.x.2012 A Pauly Ethiopia, Abijata N.P., 7°30' N, 38°30' E 1635 m, Yellow pan trap, minor worker

go to topKenya

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
DOLICHODERINAE Tapinoma connexum Santschi new status 26.v.2000 David King Kenya, Mombasa; King 02-14-2 .
DOLICHODERINAE Tapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricius) 26.v.2000 David King Kenya, Mombasa; King 02-14-1 *
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) burmeisteri (Shuckard) 24.xii.1999 M. Snizek Kenya, SE, Taita, Mwatate Env. * driver Ant, pan-African forest
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Typhlopone) rhodesiae Forel - new status 24.v.2000 David King Kenya, Masai Mara, Fig Tree Camp, 01°26'04"S 35°11'25"E, elev. 1549 m; King 01-10 nest between cracks in paving stones. Observed being victimized by another species of ant (not identified or collected). The raiders, returning home with large juicy larvae carried over their heads, were in turn picked off by an agama lizard and an unidentifed bird.
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) liengmei Forel stat. rev. 23.v.2000 David King Kenya, north of Mombasa, 03°58'38"S 39°44'52" E, elev 5 m. King 01-14 * type location Mozambique
FORMICINAE Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille) 23.v.2000 David King Kenya, Mombasa, 03°58'S 39°45' E, elev 18 m; King 02-13 *
PONERINAE Odontomachus troglodytes Santschi 23.v.2000 David King Kenya, Mombasa, 03°58'S 39°45' E, elev 18 m; King 02-12 nest in Hotel lawn (close to type location)

go to topKenya - Dupont & Yves Braet collection

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
DORYLINAE
Dorylus (Anomma) molestus (Gerstæcker)
24.iii-11.iv.2010 Dupont & Braet Kenya, Subukia;  0°0'42.9"N 36°14'52.3"E pan-African
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmopelta) barbarossa Emery  24.iii-11.iv.2010 Dupont & Braet
Kenya, Subukia;  0°0'42.9"N 36°14'52.3"E * type location Cameroun
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmosericus) flavomarginatus Mayr 24.iii-11.iv.2010 Dupont & Braet
Kenya, Subukia;  0°0'42.9"N 36°14'52.3"E pan-African
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmotrema) perrisii Forel 24.iii-11.iv.2010 Dupont & Braet
Kenya, Subukia;  0°0'42.9"N 36°14'52.3"E pan-African
MYRMICINAE Cardiocondyla shuckardi Forel 24.iii-11.iv.2010 Dupont & Braet
Kenya, Subukia;  0°0'42.9"N 36°14'52.3"E pan-African; specimen near black
MYRMICINAE Messor ferreri Collingwood 24.iii-11.iv.2010 Dupont & Braet
Kenya, Subukia;  0°0'42.9"N 36°14'52.3"E Known only from Kenya; first photo
MYRMICINAE Pheidole areniphila Forel 24.iii-11.iv.2010 Dupont & Braet
Kenya, Subukia;  0°0'42.9"N 36°14'52.3"E * type location Botswana, known from Tanzania
MYRMICINAE Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius) 24.iii-11.iv.2010 Dupont & Braet
Kenya, Subukia;  0°0'42.9"N 36°14'52.3"E pan-African; note light and dark majors
PSEUDOMYRMECINAE Tetraponera poultoni Donisthorpe 24.iii-11.iv.2010 Dupont & Braet
Kenya, Subukia;  0°0'42.9"N 36°14'52.3"E * type location (sole finding) Uganda; differs slightly from type

go to topUganda

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) molestus (Gerstaecker) 18.xi.2002 S Uehara Uganda, Kalinzu Forest, 0°23'22.7"S 30°5'33.3" E; near sawmill; III-77 * driver Ant - three samples in total
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) mayri Santschi 21.xi.2002 S Uehara Uganda, Kalinzu Forest, 0°23'22.7"S 30°5'33.3" E; III-135 * driver Ant
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) sjoestedti Santschi 21.xi.2002 S Uehara Uganda, Kalinzu Forest, 0°23'22.7"S 30°5'33.3" E; III-136 * driver Ant
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) wilverthi Emery 30.x.2003 C Hashimoto Uganda, Kalinzu Forest, 0°23'22.7"S 30°5'33.3" E; Uganda 99 & III-137 * common Driver Ant but seemingly primarily eastern African
PONERINAE Plectroctena minor Emery 2006 Awatif Omer Uganda *

go to topSouthern Tanzania

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
AENICTINAE Aenictus eugenii Emery 9.xi.2002 S Uehara Tanzania, Mahale, collection III-59 *
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) molestus (Gerstaecker) 28.ii.2002 S Uehara Tanzania, Mahale * driver ants
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) mayri Santschi new status 2.iii.2002 S Uehara Tanzania, Mahale * driver ants; other samples 5.ii and 8.iii.2002
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) ornatus Santschi new status 24.xi.2002 S Uehara Tanzania, Mahale * driver ants; other samples 27.ii, 5.iii. and 8.iii.2002
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) quadratus Santschi new status 3.iii.2002 S Uehara Tanzania, Mahale Driver ants
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Anomma) ueharae new species 27.ii.2002 S Uehara Tanzania, Mahale, collection III-59 * polymorphic

go to topRwanda

Subfamily Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmosericus) cinctellus (Gerstäcker) 2005 Gabriel Bizimungu Rwanda, Bicumbi * from a coffee plantation
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmosericus) flavomarginatus Mayr 2005 Gabriel Bizimungu Rwanda, Bicumbi * from a coffee plantation
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmosericus) rufoglaucus (Jerdon) 2005 Gabriel Bizimungu Rwanda, Bicumbi * from a coffee plantation
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmosericus) zimmermanni Forel 2005 Gabriel Bizimungu Rwanda, Bicumbi * from a coffee plantation
MYRMICINAE Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius) 2005 Gabriel Bizimungu Rwanda, Bicumbi * from a coffee plantation
MYRMICINAE Pheidole mayri Forel 2005 Gabriel Bizimungu Rwanda, Bicumbi * from a coffee plantation
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