The Ants of Africa
Genus Technomyrmex
Technomyrmex (Engramma) camerunensis Emery

Technomyrmex (Engramma) camerunensis Emery

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Cameroun (Technomyrmex Andrei var. camerunensis n. v., Emery, 1899: 489, illustrated, worker) collector Conradt; new status Bolton (2007: 21, illustrated, worker) .


{Technomyrmex camerunensis}Emery's (1899) description is at {original description}.

There is a conflict between the Emery (1899e) description and drawing and Bolton's separation of T. andrei and camerunensis. Emery explicitly described camerunensis as less slender, the head less elongated, the scape surpassing the occiput by one-third its own length, the profile of the propodeum with a very rounded obtuse angle. Now (2014), using the digital method of image layering the profile drawings and the type worker photographs confirms the drawings were mislabelled.  Therefore I am not including the Bolton drawing here.


Bolton's (2007) re-description, illustrated, is at {original description}.


{Technomyrmex camerunensis}The photomontage of a syntype worker is collated from - http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0905068.


{Technomyrmex camerunensis}The photomontage is collated from - http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0178275
Collection Information: Specimen Code: CASENT0178275; Locality: Kenya: Western: Kakamega District, Isecheno Nature Reserve, Isecheno; 0014'24"N 03451'00"E; Collection codes: RRS01-375; Collected by: R.R.Snelling; Habitat: Equatorial rainforest; Date: 7 May 2001; Method: ex debris at base of tree @ pumphouse.

Listed by Bolton (2007).

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