The Ants of Africa
Genus Ocymyrmex
Ocymyrmex weitzeckeri Emery

Ocymyrmex weitzeckeri Emery

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Lesotho (Ocymyrmex Weitzeckeri n. sp., Emery, 1892a: 116 (footnote), worker; Arnold, 1916: 197, male; Bolton, 1981b: 280, illustrated, queen) Leribe - see below
junior synonym wroughtoni (Ocymyrmex weitzeckeri subsp. wroughtoni n. subsp., , Forel, 1910f: 13, worker & male; synonymy, Bolton, 1981b: 280) South Africa, Natal, R Wroughton - see
see also Bolton & Marsh (1989: 1306) .

{Ocymyrmex weitzeckeri}Emery's (1892a) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1916: 195) gave an illustrated translation, this is at {original description}. Forel's (1910f) description of wroughtoni is at {original description}. Arnold (1916: 198) gave a translation of wroughtoni, this is at {original description}.

{Ocymyrmex weitzeckeri}Bolton's modern description (1981b) is at {original description}.

{Ocymyrmex weitzeckeri worker}The photomontage of a syntype worker is collated from

{Ocymyrmex weitzeckeri}The photomontage is collated from

Collection Information: Specimen Code: casent0217901
Locality: Namibia: Ondangua; 1100 m
Collected by E.S.Ross & R E Leech; 16.v.1958

Not listed by Bolton (1981b: 280).

{Ocymyrmex weitzeckeri} Monochrome and accentuated sharpness of above.

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