The Ants of Africa
Ants collected in South Africa by Sam Danflous, 2007

* new record for South Africa

Family Species Collection Date Collector Location Notes
Dorylinae Dorylus (Typhlopone) badius 11.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Kruger National Park, Pretoriuskop Rest Camp, Mpumalanga Province, S 2528'51" E 3116'06"; 596m Male
Formicinae Anoplolepis custodiens 6.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Sudwala Caves, Gaufeng Province, S 2522'09" E 3041'58"; 166 m Polymorphic (first BT photos)
Formicinae Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) cosmicus 2.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Melville Estate, Gaufeng Province, S 2610'40" E 2800'58"; 153 m Major (first illustration)
Formicinae Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) fulvopilosus 16.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Elandskrans, Western Cape, S xx'x" E yy'y"; z m Nest under a stone; major, media & minor (first BT photos)
Formicinae Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) brevisetosus 4.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Kaapschehoop, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province, S 2535'0" E 3046'0"; 283 m Major (first photo)
Formicinae Camponotus (Myrmosericus) valdeziae 6.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Sudwala Caves, Gaufeng Province, S 2522'09" E 3041'58"; 166 m Minor only (first illustration)
Formicinae Camponotus (Myrmotrema) auropubens absalom 11.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Kruger National Park, Pretoriuskop Rest Camp, Mpumalanga Province, S 2528'51" E 3116'06"; 596m Queen (first illustration)
Formicinae Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus type form 2.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Sterkfontein Caves, Gaufeng Province, S 2600'56" E 2744'03"; 175 m Nest under a stone; major & minor
Formicinae Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus type form 11.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Kruger National Park, Pretoriuskop Rest Camp, Mpumalanga Province, S 2528'51" E 3116'06"; 596m Queen & minor
Formicinae Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) caffer 16.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Elandskrans, Western Cape, S xx'x" E yy'y"; z m Nest under a stone; major & minor (first photos)
Formicinae Lepisiota capensis 14.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Nelspruit, Backpackers, Mpumalanga  Province, S 2528'50" E 3058258"; 283 m (first BT photos)
Formicinae Lepisiota capensis 6.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Sudwala Caves, Gaufeng Province, S 2522'09" E 3041'58"; 166 m
Myrmicinae Crematogaster (Crematogaster) peringueyi 21.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Fish Hoek, Elsie's Peak, Western Cape, S 3408'37" E 1825'34"; 386 m Queen and worker (first BT photos)
Myrmicinae Crematogaster (Sphaerocrema) kneri
2.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Sterkfontein Caves, Gaufeng Province, S 2600'56" E 2744'03"; 175 m Nest under a stone; queen, major & minor (elsewhere this is arboreal)
Myrmicinae Pheidole megacephala
6.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Sudwala Caves, Gaufeng Province, S 2522'09" E 3041'58"; 166 m Minor only
Myrmicinae Meranoplus nanus 11.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Kruger National Park, Pretoriuskop Rest Camp, Mpumalanga Province, S 2528'51" E 3116'06"; 596m Queen (first BT photo)
Myrmicinae Messor denticornis 11.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Kruger National Park, Pretoriuskop Rest Camp, Mpumalanga Province, S 2528'51" E 3116'06"; 596m Polymorphic (first BT photos)
Myricinae Tetramorium quadrispinosum 16.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Elandskrans, Western Cape, S xx'x" E yy'y"; z m Nest under a stone (first BT photos)
Ponerinae Plectroctena mandibularis 16.xii.2007 Sam Danflous Elandskrans, Western Cape, S xx'x" E yy'y"; z m Nest under a stone
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