The Ants of Africa
Genus Solenopsis
Solenopsis capensis Mayr

Solenopsis capensis Mayr

return to key{link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Solenopsis capensis nov. spec., Mayr, 1866b: 905, queen) Cape of Good Hope - no images on Antweb (October 2014)
queen only described (see Bolton, 1995). Curiously not listed for South Africa by Arnold (1916) .

Mayr's (1866b) description is at {original description}.

2007, 2012, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
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