The Ants of Africa
Genus Mesoponera Mesoponera flavopilosa (Weber)
Mesoponera flavopilosa (Weber)
Type location South Sudan (Euponera
(Mesoponera) flavopilosa, Weber, 1942a: 43, illustrated, queen; in Pachycondyla
Bolton, 1995: 305; new placement by Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 110,
who still have type location as Sudan) Lotti Forest, Mt Imatong,
5.viii.1939, N A Weber
queen only described (see Bolton, 1995) .
My earlier comment was - "Quite clearly meeting the characters of Xiphopelta, with elongated mandibles, and not a Mesoponera".
description is at . The photomontage of the holotype is from
the MCZ website.
Oxford University Museum
B Taylor det.
C A Wiggins
ca 3800' asl
at "Boy", ca. 2 m NE of, E slope of Kitabi Hill
is of a queen from Uganda, collector C A Wiggins; appearing to match the Weber specimen in all characters.