The Ants of Africa
Genus Pheidologeton
Pheidologeton hostilis (F. Smith)

Pheidologeton hostilis (F. Smith)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Atta hostilis, F Smith, 1858b: 165, worker & queen) from Port Natal, Natal - no images on Antweb (December 2014)

Worker and queen only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Smith's (1858b) description is at {original description}
Note: This was not the species for which Mayr (1866b: 899) gave a full Latin description, this is at {original description}. That was not listed by Arnold (1915 etc) and can be found under Pheidologeton mayri.

2007, 2008, 2010, 2012 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
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