The Ants of Africa
Genus Tapinolepis
Tapinolepis (Mesanoplolepis) deceptor Arnold

Subgenus Mesanoplolepis

Tapinolepis (Mesanoplolepis) deceptor Arnold

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality Zimbabwe (Plagiolepis (Anoplolepis) deceptor n. sp., Arnold, 1922: 597, worker; in subgenus Mesanoplolepis Santschi, 1926a: 14) Sawmills, Ugusa River, G Arnold
worker only described; (wrongly in subgenus Anoplolepis, Bolton, 1995; placed here in Bolton, 2003) .


Arnold's (1922) description is at {original description}.


Tapinolepis (Mesanoplolepis) deceptorThe photomontage of a cotype is collated from The Smithsonian Institute images at http://ripley.si.edu/ent/nmnhtypedb/public/specimeninfopage.cfm?publicconsumption=1&typespecimenID=1423.

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