The Ants of Africa
Ophthalmopone ilgii Forel

Ophthalmopone ilgii Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Ethiopia (Ophthalmopone Ilgii n. spec., Forel, 1894b: 76, worker; in Pachycondyla, Bolton, 1995: 306; genus status revived Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 125) Sudabessinien, collected by Ilg
worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Forel's (1894b) description is at {original description}.

Menozzi & Consani (1952: 59) noted Menozzi's earlier report (1939c) of O. mocquerysi from Ethiopia, Neghelli, was actually this species.

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

{Pachycondyla ilgii}The photomontage of a worker from Tanzania, is collated from Listed by Robertson (1999) as Pachycondyla berthoudi.

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