The Ants of Africa
Distribution Card
Species 1 Author 2 Year 3 Country 4 Location Collector Information 5
Polyrhachis militaris Fabricius 1781x Tropical Africa   Banksian Collection new species, queen
Polyrhachis militaris F Smith 1858b Guinea   W W Saunders collection new description, male
Polyrhachis militaris F Smith 1858b Sierra Leone      
Polyrhachis militaris Mayr 1866b Sierra Leone     workers (new description)
Polyrhachis militaris Forel 1879a Mozambique   Sausseur new description, queen
Polyrhachis militaris Forel 1886f Angola Chinchoxo (mouths of R Congo) Falkenstein workers
Polyrhachis militaris Forel 1886f Malawi Lake Malawi shore Heyne queen, small
Polyrhachis militaris Forel 1886f Tanzania Zanzibar Hildebrandt workers
Polyrhachis militaris Forel 1894b Mozambique Delagoa Bay Liengme workers
Polyrhachis militaris Emery 1894i Mozambique Inhambane Fornasini queen
Polyrhachis militaris Andre 1895a Congo Ogooue A Mocquerys workers & queen
Polyrhachis militaris Mayr 1895x Nigeria Old Calabar H Brauns workers
Polyrhachis militaris Mayr 1896x Cameroun   Y Sjostedt workers
Polyrhachis militaris Forel 1897c Tanzania Zanzibar Voeltzkoew workers
Polyrhachis militaris Forel 1907a Tanzania Arusha-Chini Katona workers
Polyrhachis militaris Forel 1907e Tanzania Barikiwa Ch Schroder workers
Polyrhachis militaris Forel 1909b Zaire Sankuru, Kassai E Luja workers
Polyrhachis militaris Stitz 1910x Cameroun several locations several workers & queens
Polyrhachis militaris Stitz 1910x Fernando Po   L Conradt 2 workers
Polyrhachis militaris Forel 1911d Tanzania Tanga Zimmer workers
Polyrhachis militaris Forel 1913e Cameroun   L Conradt workers
Polyrhachis militaris Forel 1913h Zaire Congo da Lemba R Mayne workers
Polyrhachis militaris Santschi 1937b Cameroun Bombe, Mungefluhs F Zumpt 1 queen
Polyrhachis militaris Menozzi 1942c Eq. Guinea Rio Benito H Eidmann one worker
Polyrhachis militaris Bernard 1952x Guinea Mt Nimba Lamotte several collections of workers and quuens with varietal specimens
Polyrhachis militaris Bolton 1973b Cameroun Mt Cameroun; Ntsama; Nkolbisson M Steele; C A Collingwood; L G Segers workers
Polyrhachis militaris Bolton 1973b Ghana many locations many collectors workers
Polyrhachis militaris Bolton 1973b Kenya Taveta Forest; Kome I M Steele; G D H Carpenter workers
Polyrhachis militaris Bolton 1973b Malawi Nyika Mts A Whyte workers
Polyrhachis militaris Bolton 1973b Nigeria many locations many collectors workers
Polyrhachis militaris Bolton 1973b Sudan Didinga, Nagichot G D H Carpenter workers
Polyrhachis militaris Bolton 1973b Tanzania Bukoba; Amani; Tanga; Dar es Salaam; C C Gowdey; N L H Krauss; A W J Pomeroy; etc workers
Polyrhachis militaris Bolton 1973b Uganda many locations many collectors workers
Polyrhachis militaris Bolton 1973b Zaire many locations many collectors workers
Polyrhachis militaris Bolton 1973b Zambia Kipushi H S Evans workers
Polyrhachis militaris Room 1971x Ghana Mampong; 20/168 samples in cocoa canopy P Room ecology studies
Polyrhachis militaris Taylor 2005w Nigeria widespread in cocoa zone B Taylor & S F Adedoyin on about 1% of cocoa trees
Polyrhachis militaris Taylor 2005w Cameroun Edea-Campo; Campo Forest D Mckey Project middle level stratum in forest
Polyrhachis militaris argentatus Stitz 1910x Cameroun Bibundi; Longji Tessmann, Zenker; Paschen new variety, workers
Polyrhachis militaris bruta Santschi 1912b Congo   Bondroit new stirps, 1 queen
Polyrhachis militaris bruta Santschi 1924b Zaire Elizabethville Poppe new description, queen
Polyrhachis militaris calabarica Forel 1907a Nigeria Old Calabar Luke new variety. Workers
Polyrhachis militaris calabarica Santschi 1910c Congo Brazzaville A Weiss worker
Polyrhachis militaris calabarica Santschi 1914d Guinea Kakoulima F Silvestri 3 workers
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Forel 1879a Africa ? coll Sauss new stirps, 1 queen
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Emery 1892d Ivory Coast Assinie C Alluaud 1 worker
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Andre 1895a Congo Ogooue A Mocquerys workers
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Mayr 1895x Gabon   H Brauns workers
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Forel 1901h Gabon Ssibange Soyaux workers
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Forel 1901h Nigeria Old Calabar Duke workers
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Forel 1907a Tanzania Kilimanjaro; Arusha-Chini Bornemisza; Katona new description, workers
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Forel 1909b Zaire Katanga Lemaire; queens
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Santschi 1910c Congo Brazzaville A Weiss worker
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Stitz 1910x Cameroun Bibundi Tessmann 1 worker & 1 queen
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Forel 1911d Tanzania Amani & Buiko, islands Prell; Zimmer workers; climbing in trees
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Stitz 1911b Zaire Aruwimi DZAE1 3 workers; iv.1908
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Forel 1912j Uganda Entebbe H Schultz 1 worker; ii.1912
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Forel 1913b Zaire Kwesi-Kilo Dr Bayer queen
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Santschi 1914b Kenya Taveta Alluaud & Jeannel 1 worker; iii.1912
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Stitz 1916x Zaire Duma & Libenge, Ubangi district Schubotz numerous workers; 26.ix.1910; 25.x.1910
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Stitz 1916x Cameroun Molundu Schultze numerous workers; i.1911 Molundu Schultze numerous workers; i.1911 Schultze numerous workers; i.1911 numerous workers; i.1911
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Wheeler 1925b Zaire Ituri Y Sjostedt & W Leche 1 worker
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Menozzi 1933a Uganda Bugala, Sarinya & Bussu Busoga E Bayon numerous workers
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Santschi 1937b Cameroun Ekoma, Pundu & Missellele F Zumpt 4 workers
Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens Menozzi 1942c Fernando Po     several workers & one queen
Polyrhachis militaris epinotalis Forel 1913h Zaire Elizabethville Leplae (Mission Agriculture) new variety, workers
Polyrhachis militaris nkomoensis Forel 1916x Zaire St Gabriel H Kohl new variety, all forms
Polyrhachis militaris nkomoensis Wheeler 1922x Zaire Akenge Lang & Chapin workers
Polyrhachis militaris nkomoensis Santschi 1937d Angola Kuvangu Dr Monard 1 worker
Polyrhachis militaris pleurata Santschi 1924b Cameroun Molundu Dr Reichensperger workers
Polyrhachis militaris pleurata Santschi 1924b Zaire Yambata; Kasai; Kunungu; Mongende; Betou Di Giorgi; E Luja; H Schouteden; Dr Rechenbach new variety, workers
Polyrhachis militaris pleurata Santschi 1937b Cameroun Missellele & Kumba F Zumpt 2 workers
Polyrhachis militaris sankisiana Forel 1913b Zaire Sankisia J Bequaert new variety, worker
Polyrhachis militaris ssibangensis Forel 1907a Congo Sibange Soyaux new variety. Workers
Polyrhachis militaris ssibangensis Santschi 1910c Congo Brazzaville A Weiss worker & queen
Polyrhachis militaris transversaria Forel 1901h Liberia   Hadler new variety, queen

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