The Ants of Africa
Genus Hagensia
Hagensia havilandi (Forel)

Hagensia havilandi (Forel)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Megaloponera (Hagensia) Havilandi n. sp. and n. subgen., Forel, 1901f: 333, worker; Arnold, 1915: 68, male; in Pachycondyla Bolton, 1995: 305; new placement by Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 111) Natal, Haviland.
fochi (Euponera (Hagensia) Havilandi For. v. Fochi n. v., Forel, 1918b: 155, worker) from South Africa, Durban - no images on Antweb (November 2018).
godfreyi (Hagensia Havilandi For. race Godfreyi n. r., Arnold, 1926: 203, worker & male) from South Africa, Pirie, King William's Town, Rev R Godfrey - no images on Antweb (November 2018).
marleyi (Hagensia Havilandi For. race Marleyi n. r., Arnold, 1926: 203, worker) from South Africa, Eshowe, Zululand, H B Marley - see
junior synonym sulcigera (Euponera (Mesoponera) sulcigera n. spec., Mayr, 1904a: 593, worker; synonymy by Arnold, 1915: 61) - see
worker and male only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

{Pachycondyla havilandi}Forel's (1901f) description is at {original description}. Mayr's (1904a) description of sulcigera is at {original description} and {original description} .

{Pachycondyla havilandi}Arnold (1915: 61) gave a translation, with the synonymy of sulcigera, this is at {original description} and {original description}. Forel's (1918b) description of fochi is at {original description}. Arnold (1926) described godfreyi and marleyi at {original description}. Arnold's (1951) revisionary study is at {original description}.

{Pachycondyla havilandi}The photomontage of the type worker is collated from

{Pachycondyla havilandi}The photomontage is collated from
South Africa: Natal; Ukilinga Research Farm, 10km SE of Pietermaritzburg; 2940'00"S 03024'00"E 840m Collection Information: Collection codes: SAM-HYM-C005378 Date: 31 Dec 1991
Collected by: B.Chambers Method: pitfall trapping
Habitat: grassland

Specimens of marleyi can be seen on the site at and (a male) both from South Africa: Natal: Mkuze Game Reserve; 2736'00"S 03213'00"E; Collection codes: SAM-HYM-C001445; Date: Collected by: C.Peeters. The main obvious difference from the type is the heavier build, as drawn by Arnold and a greater amount of fine pubescence.

{Pachycondyla havilandi male}The photomontage of male is collated from

2007, 2013, 2014, 2018 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.