ContentsThe Ants of Africa
The location of ant collection areas in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Gambia, and Senegal

{map of ant collections in western West Africa}

For a map and description of the Mt. Nimba area click Bossou project

Ref. No. Location Ref. No. Location Ref. No. Location
B Bolama BY Belle Yella C Conakry
Ca Casamance CM Cape Mount CP Cape Palmas
D Dakar K Kindia L Louga
M Monrovia Ma Mamou MK Mount Kakoulima
S Sherbro Is. SL St. Louis T Thiès

In Guinea - Mt. Kakoulima is just south of Kindia, and Los Is. is off-shore from Conakry.

In Senegal - Cape Verde (or Vert) is just west of Dakar. The Cape Verde Islands lie 570 km west of Dakar.

An ant list has been compiled by Collingwood, C.A. & Van Harten, A. 1993. The ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Cape Verde Islands. Courier Forschunginstitut Senekenberg 159, 411-414.

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