The Ants of Africa
Genus Temnothorax
Temnothorax megalops (Hamann & Klemm)

Temnothorax megalops (Hamann & Klemm)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Sudan (Leptothorax (Icothorax) megalops, Hamann & Klemm, 1967: 417, illustrated, worker & queen); 3 workers and one paratype queen only described (Bolton, 1995) .


{Temnothorax megalops}Hamann & Klemm's (1967) description is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1982) is at {original description}


{Temnothorax megalops}WORKER - TL 2.5 mm (Bolton, 1982: 331, illustrated).


{Teemnothorax megalops}The photomontage of the type worker is collated from - http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0712601.

Note: no image of actual label.


Oxford University Museum specimens

Temnothorax megalops
B Taylor det.
Senegal
Tambacounda
B Ndiaye
7.v.2009
Bambaraya
1306'30"N
1205'18" W
Bambaraya 07-V-09 St P 10 F
264 m; Soudanian savannah, pitfall traps

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{album}
Temnothorax megalops
B Taylor det.
Senegal
Tambacounda
B Ndiaye
10.v.2009
Dindifa
1309'40" N
1206'46" W
Dindifa 10-V-09 St 7 P3F [B]
Soudanian savannah, pitfall traps

1
{album}
Temnothorax megalops
B Taylor det.
Senegal
Tambacounda
B Ndiaye
5.v.2009
Tandiankunda
1306'30"N
1205'18" W
Tandiankunda 05-V-09 St 2 P16F
Soudanian savannah, pitfall traps

1
{album}
Temnothorax megalops
B Taylor det.
Senegal
Djolof
B Ndiaye
19.ii.2011
Widou
1600'00" N
1519' W
Widou 19-II-11 PIB2 PF5
42 m; Sahelian savannah, pitfall traps

1
{album}
Temnothorax megalops
B Taylor det.
Queen
Senegal
Tambacounda
B Ndiaye
5.viii.2009
Niakafiri
1309'40" N
1206'46" W
Niakafiri 5-VIII-09 St 6 tronc arbruste
213 m; Soudanian savannah, by hand, tree trunk

1
{album}

{Temnothorax megalops}

The photomontage is of a worker from Senegal, Bambaraya; collector B Ndiaye.


{Cataulacus vorticus}

The photomontage is of a worker from Senegal, Dindifa; collector B Ndiaye.


{Teemnothorax megalops}The photomontage of the cotype queen is collated from - http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0712600.

Note: no image of actual label.


{Cataulacus vorticus}

The photomontage is of a queen from Senegal, Niakafiri; collector B Ndiaye.

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