The Ants of Africa
Genus Technomyrmex
Technomyrmex (Technomyrmex) voeltzkowi (Forel)

Technomyrmex (Technomyrmex) voeltzkowi (Forel)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Kenya (Tapinoma Voeltzkowi n. sp., Forel, 1907g: 84, worker & male; placed in Technomyrmex by Shattuck, 1992c: 161) Malindi - see below
junior synonym rhodesiae (Tapinoma Voeltzkowi For. v. Rhodesiae n. v., Forel, 1913a: 139, worker; synonymy by Bolton, 2007) from Zimbabwe, Bulawayo, G Arnold - see http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0909788
worker & male only described (see Bolton, 1995) .


{Technomyrmex voeltzkowi clypeus}Forel's (1907g) description is at {original description} (note: holotype designated as that listed from Malindi by Bolton, 2007: 41). Forel's (1913a) description of rhodesiae is at {original description}. Arnold (1915: 155) gave translations with an illustration of the worker clypeus, these are at {original description}.


{Technomyrmex voeltzkowi}Bolton (2007: 41) gave a revised description, this is at {original description}.

Seemingly very similar to ilgi but with differences in pilosity and a narrower median notch in the clypeus.


{Technomyrmex voeltzkoewi}The photomontage of the holotype from Kenya is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0104644


{Technomyrmex voeltzkoewi}The photomontage of the type male from Kenya is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=focol2867

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