The Ants of Africa
Genus Technomyrmex
Technomyrmex (Technomyrmex) vitiensis (Mann) Bolton

Technomyrmex (Technomyrmex) vitiensis (Mann) Bolton

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Fiji (Technomyrmex albipes (Smith) var. vitiensis var. nov., Mann, 1921: 473, worker)
junior synonym rufescens (Technomyrmex albipes (Smith) stirps rufescens n. st., Santschi, 1928, illustrated, worker; synonymy Bolton, 2007: 104) from Fiji, Lau, 31.viii.1924, E H Bryan

{Technomyrmex vitiensis} Mann's (1861b) description is at {original description}. Santschi's (1928c) illustrated description of rufescens is at {original description}.

{Technomyrmex vitiensis}Bolton's (2007) redescription is at {original description}.

{Technomyrmex vitiensis}The photomontage is collated from The specimen is from the USA, Golden Gate Park Conservatory, 25.ii.1987, P S Ward; foragers in a greenhouse (listed in Bolton, 2007).

There are no African records listed by Bolton (2007).

2007, 2010, 2012 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.