The Ants of Africa
Genus Phasmomyrmex
Phasmomyrmex (Myrmacantha) wolfi (Emery)

Phasmomyrmex (Myrmacantha) wolfi (Emery)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Cameroun (Camponotus (Myrmacantha) wolfi n., Emery, 1920c: 30, queen; curiously not listed in Wheeler, 1922); queen only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Emery's (1920c) description of the queen is at {original description}.

{Phasmomyrmex wolfi queenThe photomontage of the type queen is collated

Oxford University Museum specimens

Phasmomyrmex wolfi
B Taylor det.

Central African Republic
P Annoyer
04°22'19.4" N
18°35'49.7" E
Bayanga-Lidjombo;, U.V; LAYON PK 15, S.ORCA

{Phasmomyrmex wolfi queen}The photomontage of a queen that appears to be a good match to the type descriptions (despite the attached moth wing scales) is of a specimen from the Central African Republic, Bayanga-Lidjombo;, U.V; LAYON PK 15, S.ORCA; collector Philippe Annoyer.

{Phasmomyrmex wolfi worker}The photomontage of the undescribed worker, similar to the queen above, also without a median spine on the petiole and generally weaker sculpturation than Phasmomyrmex aberrans, is collated from -
Collection details - Central African Republic: Prefecture Sangha-Mbaéré; Parc National Dzanga-Ndoki, 37.9 km 169° S Lidjombo; 02°22'14"N 016°10'21"E 360m Collection Information: Collection codes: BLF4128. Date: 20-28 May 2001. Collected by: B.L.Fisher. Method: EC30 beating low vegetation. Habitat: rainforest. Transect Type: Beat 25 sample transect, 10m Transect Sample No.: 06.

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