The Ants of Africa
Genus Tapinoma
Tapinoma danitschi Forel

Tapinoma danitschi Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Tapinoma Danitschi n. sp., Forel 1915c: 345, worker) from Durban, C B Cooper - see https://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0909769 and below
subspecies bevisi (Tapinoma Danitschi For. v. Bevisi n. var., Forel, 1915c: 346, all forms) Umbilo, L Bevis
all forms described (see Bolton, 1995) .


Forel's (1915c) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1926: 224) gave a translation of the type and bevisi, this is at {original description}.


{Tapinoma danitschi}The photomontage of a syntype worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0903067


{Tapinoma danitschi}The photomontage of the bevisi type worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0909770


Oxford University Museum specimens

Tapinoma danitschi
B Taylor det.
Tanzania
G McGavin
tree 3-66

16.i.1996
Mkomazi
357.996' S
3748.128' E
pkd collection from Lannea schweinfurthii
1
{album}

{Tapinoma danitschi}The photomontage is of a worker from Tanzania, Mkomazi Game Reserve; collector G McGavin. Note that Forel (1941) gave the colour as varying from dark sepia-brown to brownish-black, tarsi, mandibles and petiole paler.

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