The Ants of Africa
New records of ants from Sudan
collected by Awatif Omer and Zuheir Mahmoud

Ants from Sudan, collected by Awatif Omer, Zuheir Mahmoud and associates, in 2008-10. Most outside Khartoum, other than Yambio, Nyala and Al Faher, collected by Z Mahmoud.

Prof. Zuheir Nour el Dayem Mahmoud

See earlier records on Sudan 2005-6

2009

No Species Location Notes (if not reported from 2005 & 2006)
2009.1 Messor galla (Mayr) Nyala; South Darfour, West Sudan,122'11"N 2452'37"E
2009.1 Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Nyala; South Darfour, West Sudan,122'11"N 2452'37"E
2009.2 Cataglyphis abyssinicus (Forel) Nyala; South Darfour, West Sudan,122'11"N 2452'37"E Major, media and minima workers
2009.3 Cataglyphis abyssinicus (Forel) Nyala; South Darfour, West Sudan,122'11"N 2452'37"E
2009.3 Messor galla (Mayr) Nyala; South Darfour, West Sudan,122'11"N 2452'37"E
2009.4 Messor galla (Mayr) Nyala; South Darfour, West Sudan,122'11"N 2452'37"E
2009.5 Monomorium salomonis (Linnaeus) Al Fasher; Darfour, West Sudan, 1337'50"N 2521'0"E
2009.5 Messor galla (Mayr) Al Fasher; Darfour, West Sudan, 1337'50"N 2521'0"E
2009.6 Camponotus maculatus (Fabricius) Khashm El Girba, East Sudan, 1455'35"N 553'20"E Type form, although minor is paler than the West African type
2009.6 Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Khashm El Girba, East Sudan, 1455'35"N 553'20"E
2009.7 Lepisiota curta (Emery) Sennar, 1333'N 03337'E
2009.7 Messor galla (Mayr) Sennar, 1333'N 03337'E
2009.8 Messor galla (Mayr) Arkaweit, East Sudan, 1841'60"N 370'0"E
2009.9 Cataglyphis abyssinicus (Forel) Alkawah, on White Nile, 1344'00"N 3230'00"E
2009.10 Tetramorium sericeiventre Emery Jabel awlya (Jabal al Awliya, Khartoum), 1514'28"N 3229'59"E
Same dark gaster form as reported above
2009.11 Pachycondyla (Brachyponera) sennaarensis (Mayr) Ar Roseris, 1150'60"N 3422'60"E
2009.11 Lepisiota canescens (Emery) Ar Roseris, 1150'60"N 3422'60"E First modern report
2009.12 Monomorium salomonis (Linnaeus) Ar Roseris, 1150'60"N 3422'60"E
2009.12 Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Ar Roseris, 1150'60"N 3422'60"E
2009.13 Lepisiota omeri new species Haj Abd Allah, Middle Sudan, 1358'0"N 3334'60"E New species
2009.13 Camponotus maculatus (Fabricius) Haj Abd Allah, Middle Sudan, 1358'0"N 3334'60"E
2009.13 Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Haj Abd Allah, Middle Sudan, 1358'0"N 3334'60"E
2009.14 Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Abu Hujar, 1252'0"N 340'0"E
2009.15 Lepisiota gracilicornis (Mayr) Shendi, Northern Sudan, 1641'N 3326'E
2009.15 Paratrechina longicornis (Forel) Shendi, Northern Sudan, 1641'N 3326'E
2009.16 Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Faries ??
2009.17 Lepisiota gracilicornis (Forel) Afad (South Ad Damazin), 1146'0"N 3421'0"E
2009.18 Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Mshraa alnour (South Ad Damazin), 1146'0"N 3421'0"E
2009.A Monomorium salomonis (Linnaeus) Area on Atbara River (mouth at 1740'41"N 3358'25"E)
2009.B Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Area on Atbara River (mouth at 1740'41"N 3358'25"E)
2009.C Mutilla sp undet. Area on Atbara River (mouth at 1740'41"N 3358'25"E)
2009.D Monomorium niloticum Emery Area on Atbara River (mouth at 1740'41"N 3358'25"E)
2009.D Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Area on Atbara River (mouth at 1740'41"N 3358'25"E)

Second and third batches


2009.20.1
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Khartoum - 1535'703" 3232'15" E unmounted - 2 workers
2009.20.2
Paratrechina longicornis (Latreiile) Khartoum - 1535'703" 3232'15" E unmounted - 12 workers
2009.20.3
Camponotus maculatus (Fabricius) Khartoum - 1535'703" 3232'15" E unmounted - 3 minor workers
2009.20.4 Monomorium salomonis (Linnaeus) Khartoum - 1535'703" 3232'15" E 1 worker
2009.21.1
Paratrechina longicornis (Forel) Khartoum - 1535'003" N 3232'05" E unmounted -2 workers
2009.21.2 Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus (Fabricius) Khartoum - 1535'003" N 3232'05" E 3 major, 2 minor workers
(prior listing by me as C. sarmentus was an error)
2009.22.1 Cataglyphis franchettii Menozzi Abu Dulayg - 1553'47.27" N 3349'41.18" E 1 worker - monomorphic
2009.22.2 Cataglyphis oasium Menozzi Abu Dulayg - 1553'47.27" N 3349'41.18" E 1 major, 1 minor
2009.22.3 Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Abu Dulayg - 1553'47.27" N 3349'41.18" E unmounted - 2 workers
2009.22.4
Monomorium areniphilum (Santschi) Abu Dulayg - 1553'47.27" N 3349'41.18" E unmounted - 3 workers
2009.23
Monomorium areniphilum (Santschi) Bnbonab (55km from Khartoum) - 1503'11.01" N 3246'9.29" E
unmounted - 26 workers
2009.24
missing ?


2009.25.1
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Abbasiya - 121'9.01" N 2758'3.17" E    
unmounted - 3 workers
2009.25.2
Megaponera analis (Fabricius)
Abbasiya - 121'9.01" N 2758'3.17" E 1 male of amazon form (Santschi, 1935b: 257)
2009.26
Lepisiota curta (Emery)
Abbasiya - 121'9.01" N 2758'3.17" E          2 workers
2009.27
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Shendi - 1641'00.27" N 3326'18.14" E unmounted - 1 worker
2009.28
Paratrechina longicornis (Latreiile) Wad el Hadad - 1349'12.06" N 3332'31.53" E        
1 worker
2009.29.1
Lepisiota nspa
Singa - 1308'32.11" N 3335'31.27"E = 36.2
2009.29.2
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) oasium (Forel) Singa - 1308'32.11" N 3335'31.27"E 1 minor
2009.30
Monomorium n sp ??
Al Musawarat - 1621'32.66" N 3319'46.71" E
HW 0.84, HL 1.02, CI 89, SL 0.79, SI 84; postpetiole wider than petiole
4 mounted, 7 unmounted
2009.31.1
Brachyponera ruginota (Stitz) Ad Damazin - 1146'31" N 3421'10" E
1 worker
2009.31.2
Lepisiota omeri Ad Damazin - 1146'31" N 3421'10" E 1 worker
2009.32 Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Ar Rusayris - 1150'60" N 3422'63.05" E unmounted - 1 worker
2009.33.1
Cataglyphis bombycinus (Roger)
Selima Oasis - 2122'16.90" N 2918'64.15" E 1 media, 1 minor workers
2009.33.2
Camponotus (Myrmotrema) galla Forel Selima Oasis - 2122'16.90" N 2918'64.15" E 1 media
2009.34.1
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Ar Rugayba, 1138'22.35" N 3420'40.01" E 2 workers - unmounted
2009.34.2
Lepisiota palpalis (Santschi)
Ar Rugayba, 1138'22.35" N 3420'40.01" E
2009.35.1 Camponotus (Myrmotrema) galla Forel Selima Oasis - 2122'16.90" N 2918'64.15" E major worker(s)
2009.36.1
Lepisiota nspb
Singa - 1308'32.11" N 3335'31.27"E 1 worker; n sp = 29.1
2009.36.3
Lepisiota nspa Singa - 1308'32.11" N 3335'31.27"E 1 worker
2009.36.2
Pheidole rugaticeps Singa - 1308'32.11" N 3335'31.27"E 1 minor
2009.36.3
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) oasium (Forel) Singa - 1308'32.11" N 3335'31.27"E 1 minor
2009.37
Monomorium niloticum Emery Al Musawarat - 1621'32.66" N 3319'46.71" E 3 mounted workers; = 2009.30
2009.38.1
Lepisiota carbonaria (Santschi)
Abbasiya - 121'9.01" N 2758'3.17" E 2 workers
2009.38.2
Monomorium niloticum Emery Abbasiya - 121'9.01" N 2758'3.17" E 1 worker
2009.39.1
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Ar Rugayba, 1138'22.35" N 3420'40.01" E unmounted - 2 workers
2009.39.2
Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) sericeus (Fabricius) Ar Rugayba, 1138'22.35" N 3420'40.01" E 1 media worker
2009.40.1
Brachyponera ruginota (Stitz)
Wad el Hadad - 1349'12.06" N 3332'31.53" E                      1 worker
2009.40.2
Paratrechina hagemanni new status ?
Wad el Hadad - 1349'12.06" N 3332'31.53" E
HL 0.68, HW 0.5, CI 76, SL 1.23, SI 254, pale golden yellow, head and gaster darker; attachment point of head very narrow; clypeus with a distinct median carina; alitrunk apparently lacking erect hairs
1 worker
2009.41.2
Lepisiota gracilicornis (Mayr) Dinder (Aldinder) National Park Centre 1121' N 3502' E along Sudan-Ethiopian Boundary
1 mounted black, 8 unmounted workers
2009.41.1
Monomorium niloticum Emery Dinder (Aldinder) National Park Centre 1121' N 3502' E along Sudan-Ethiopian Boundary
2 mounted, 1 unmounted workers
2009.42
Monomorium areniphilum (Santschi) 6th Cataract - 1616'19.51" N 3237'21.96" E
3 workers
2009.43.1
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Dilling - 1152'59.83" N 2942'02.17" E
unmounted - 1 worker
2009.43.2
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) liengmei Forel
Dilling - 1152'59.83" N 2942'02.17" E  1 minor
2009.43.3
Cataglyphis bicolor (Fabricius)
Dilling - 1152'59.83" N 2942'02.17" E 1 minor
2009.43.4
Pheidole rugaticeps Emery
Dilling - 1152'59.83" N 2942'02.17" E 1 minor
2009.44.1
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Tandalti - 131'0" N 3152'0" E
unmounted - 1 worker
2009.44.2
Lepisiota gracilicornis (Mayr) Tandalti - 131'0" N 3152'0" E unmounted - 1worker
2009.44.3
Cataglyphis abyssinicus (Forel) Tandalti - 131'0" N 3152'0" E 1 major
2009.45.1
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Al Getina - 1451'24.15" N 3222'32.78" E
unmounted - 1 worker
2009.45.2
Monomorium niloticum Emery Al Getina - 1451'24.15" N 3222'32.78" E unmounted - 1 worker
2009.46
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Karcegale - 1233'51.84" N 29 54' 52.76" E
unmounted - 1 worker
2009.47 Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Al Khiary - 1414' 15.49" N 3429'03.47" E
unmounted - 1 worker
2009.49
Lepisiota nspc
Ar Kaweit (Arkawit) - 1860'0" N 3717'0" E
very small n sp
1 worker, golden yellow, long scapes, cf laevis
2009.50
Monomorium areniphilum Santschi
Haya - 1819'55.44" N 3623'12.24" E
1 worker
2009.51 Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Suakin - 196' N 196' E
unmounted - 1 worker
2009.52
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Khashm El Girba - 1455'35" N 3553'20.17" E
unmounted - 1 worker
2009.53
Camponotus (Myrmotrema) galla Forel Al Gedarf - 1466'37.54" N 3534'36.65" E
1 major
2009.54
Cataglyphis abyssinicus (Forel) Derudeb - 1731'50.01" N 3604'32.61" E
1 major
2009.55
Monomorium mayri Forel
Port Sudan - 19.57 N 37.27 E 1 worker
2009.56.1
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Al Hamedi  - 15 08'377" N 3231'587" E; 1.i.2008 unmounted - 2 workers
2009.56.2
Monomorium salomonis (Linnaeus) Al Hamedi  - 15 08'377" N 3231'587" E; 1.i.2008 unmounted - 1 worker
2009.56?
Monomorium salomonis (Linnaeus) Al Moltaga  - 1757'14.15" N 3113'36.08" E; 1.i.2008 unmounted - 2 workers
2009.57
Monomorium salomonis (Linnaeus) Um al Hassan - 1728'608" N 3129'482" E - 1.i.2008 unmounted - 1 worker
2009.58
Paratrechina longicornis (Forel) Al Moltaga - 1757'14.15" N 3113'36.08" E; 1.i.2008 unmounted - 2 workers
2009.59.1
Monomorium salomonis (Linnaeus) Al Moltaga - 1757'14.15" N 3113'36.08" E; 1.i.2008 unmounted - 3 workers
2009.59.2
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Al Moltaga - 1757'14.15" N 3113'36.08" E; 1.i.2008 unmounted - 2 workers
2009.60.1
Cataglyphis desertorum (Forel)
Dongola - 1926'08.51" N 3028'38.00" E; 1.1.2008 1 major
2009.60.2
Monomorium areniphilum (Santschi) Dongola - 1926'08.51" N 3028'38.00" E; 1.1.2008 unmounted - 3 workers
2009.61
Brachyponera ruginota (Stitz) Toska - 2046' 01.88" N 3018'50.14" E; 3.i.2008 unmounted - 2 workers
2009.62
Cataglyphis bombycinus (Roger) Selima Oasis - 2122'16.90" N 2918'64.15" E; 5.i.2008 1 media worker
2009.63.1
Monomorium subopacum (F Smith)
Shada - 2008'32.11" N 3015'3.37" E; 7.i.2008 1 worker - diagnosis to be checked
2009.63.2
Brachyponera ruginota (Stitz) Shada - 2008'32.11" N 3015'3.37" E; 7.i.2008 unmounted - 1 worker
2009.64
Cataglyphis oasium Menozzi
Sulb - 2026'15.37" N 3019'51.81" E; 7.i.2008 i worker (major ? sp?)
2009.65
Cataglyphis abyssinicus (Forel) Al Khandag - 1836'505" N 3033'981" E; 8.i.2008 1 major
2009.66
Monomorium niloticum Emery Wadi Halfa - 2147'08.80" N 3120'57.62" E; 2.viii.2008 1 worker
2009.67
Messor galla (Mayr) Al Gedarf - 1466'37.54" N 3534'36.65" E; 14.iii.2009 2 media workers
2009.68
Messor ruginodis Stitz
Al Gedarf - 1466'37.54" N 3534'36.65" E; 14.iii.2009 1 major & 1 minima worker
2009.69
Lepisiota curta (Emery) Al Gedarf - 1466'37.54" N 3534'36.65" E; 14.iii.2009 1 worker
2009.70.1
Cataglyphis auratus Menozzi
Um Sayed - 1466'37.54" N 3534'36.65" E; 23.iii.2010 4 polymorphic workers (3 others unmounted); first photos
2009.70.2
Monomorium pullulum Santschi Um Sayed - 1466'37.54" N 3534'36.65" E; 23.iii.2010 1 worker
2009.71
Monomorium salomonis (Linnaeus) Al Tamam - 1651'43.38" N 3145'15.57" E; 23.iii.2010 unmounted - 1 worker
2009.72
Monomorium salomonis (Linnaeus) Al Beer - 2112'46.50" N 3048'00" E;  10.1.2010; collected by Prof. A. H. El Nadi unmounted - 4 workers
2009.73
Brachyponera ruginota (Stitz) Salara - 1200'20.69" N 2943'13.00" E; 9.viii.2009; collected by Mr. Ali Sabit unmounted - 2 workers
2009.74.1
Paratrechina longicornis (Latreiile) Abba Island - 1310'0469"N 3241'36.69" E; 28.i.2010 unmounted - 1 worker
2009.74.2
Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) sericeus (Fabricius) Abba Island - 1310'0469"N 3241'36.69" E; 28.i.2010 unmounted - 1 worker
2009.74.3
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus (Fabricius) Abba Island - 1310'0469"N 3241'36.69" E; 28.i.2010 1 major, type form
2009.75.1
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus (Fabricius) Renk - 1149'44.10" N 3247'49.45" E; 4.ii.2010 2 minor workers; matching type form
2009.75.2
Tetramorium sericeiventre Emery Renk - 1149'44.10" N 3247'49.45" E; 4.ii.2010 unmounted - 1 worker
2009.75.3
Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) sericeus (Fabricius) Renk - 1149'44.10" N 3247'49.45" E; 4.ii.2010 unmounted - 2 workers
2009.75.4
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Renk - 1149'44.10" N 3247'49.45" E; 4.ii.2010 unmounted - 1 worker
2009.76.1
Messor angularis Santschi
Geiger - 1159'45.15" N  3245'39.08" E; 5.ii.2010 1 major, first record outside Kenya; first photo
2009.76.2
Monomorium areniphilum (Santschi) Geiger - 1159'45.15" N  3245'39.08" E; 5.ii.2010 unmounted - 2 workers
2009.77.1
Messor angularis Santschi Wad Al Hadad - 1349'28.14" N 3332'39.33" E; 9.ii.2010 1 major (tube outside label 79)
2009.77.2
Brachyponera ruginota (Stitz) Wad Al Hadad - 1349'28.14" N 3332'39.33" E; 9.ii.2010 1 worker (tube outside label 79)
2009.77.3
Tetramorium sericeiventre Emery
Wad Al Hadad - 1349'28.14" N 3332'39.33" E; 9.ii.2010 1 worker (tube outside label 79)
2009.78.1
Brachyponera ruginota (Stitz) El Haj Abd Allah - 1358'11.09" N 3334'16.33" E; 9.ii.2010 unmounted - 1 worker
2009.78.2
Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) sericeus (Fabricius) El Haj Abd Allah - 1358'11.09" N 3334'16.33" E; 9.ii.2010 unmounted - 1 worker
2009.79.1
Pheidole sinaitica Mayr
Wad Al Abbas - 13 46' 34.31" N 3338'39.33" E; 10.ii.2010 1 worker (tube outside label 77)
2009.79.2
Brachyponera ruginota (Stitz) Wad Al Abbas - 13 46' 34.31" N 3338'39.33" E; 10.ii.2010 unmounted - 1 worker (tube outside label 77)
2009.80.1
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Khartoum - 1532'31.00" N 3233'09.16" E; 25.iii.2010 unmounted - 2 workers
2009.80.2
Paratrechina longicornis (Latreiile) Khartoum - 1532'31.00" N 3233'09.16" E; 25.iii.2010 unmounted - 2 workers
2009.80.3
Monomorium bicolor Emery Khartoum - 1532'31.00" N 3233'09.16" E; 25.iii.2010 unmounted - 2 workers
2009.80.4
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus (Fabricius) Khartoum - 1532'31.00" N 3233'09.16" E; 25.iii.2010 unmounted - 1 major, 2 minor workers
2009.81.1
Lepisiota carbonaria (Emery)
Al Hafair - 1510'55.25" N 3708'27.54" E; 31.iii.2010 1 worker (tube outside label 84)
2009.81.2
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Al Hafair - 1510'55.25" N 3708'27.54" E; 31.iii.2010 unmounted - 5 workers (tube outside label 84)
2009.81.1 ?
Lepisiota gracilicornis (Forel) Ad-Damir - 1733'36.03" N 3356'15.55" E; 26.iii.2010 unmounted - 2 workers
2009.81.2 ?
Pachycondyla (Brachyponera) sennaarensis (Mayr) Ad-Damir - 1733'36.03" N 3356'15.55" E; 26.iii.2010 unmounted - 3 workers
2009.82.1
Cataglyphis oasium Lush Musmer - 1813'03.98" N 3538'04.34" E; 26.iii.2010
 
1 worker
2009.82.2
Monomorium areniphilum (Santschi) Musmer - 1813'03.98" N 3538'04.34" E; 26.iii.2010 unmounted - 4 workers
2009.83.1
Lepisiota gracilicornis (Forel) Red Sea Resort - 2000'02.87" N 3711'37.38" E; 28.iii.2010 1 worker
2009.83.2
Monomorium areniphilum (Santschi) Red Sea Resort - 2000'02.87" N 3711'37.38" E; 28.iii.2010 unmounted - 6 workers
2009.85.1
Monomorium bicolor Emery
Al Shawak - 1423'36.90" N 3552' 09.78" E; 31.iii.2010 unmounted - 5 workers
2009.85.2
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr) Al Shawak - 1423'36.90" N 3552' 09.78" E; 31.iii.2010 unmounted - 3 workers
2009.86
Cataglyphis bicolor (Fabricius) Al Kamlin - 1510'49.26" N 3333'09.16" E; 1.iv.2010 1 worker
2009.87.1
Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) oasium Forel
Al Maseid - 1515'56.58" N 32 55' 24.69" E; 1.iv.2010 1 minor worker
2009.87.2
Tetramorium sericeiventre Emery Al Maseid - 1515'56.58" N 32 55' 24.69" E; 1.iv.2010 unmounted - 1 worker
2009.87.3
Paratrechina longicornis (Latreiile) Al Maseid - 1515'56.58" N 32 55' 24.69" E; 1.iv.2010 unmounted - 2 workers
2009.87.4
Brachyponera ruginota (Stitz) Al Maseid - 1515'56.58" N 32 55' 24.69" E; 1.iv.2010 unmounted - 4 workers
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