The Ants of Africa
Genus Anoplolepis
Anoplolepis (Zealleyella) rufescens (Santschi)

Subgenus Zealleyella

Anoplolepis (Zealleyella) rufescens (Santschi)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality South Africa (Plagiolepis (Anoplolepis) rufescens n. sp., Santschi, 1917b: 289, worker; in Zealleyella Santschi, 1926a: 14); worker only described; in subgenus Zealleyella (Bolton, 1995) .

Santschi's (1917b) description is at {original description}. Arnold's (1922) translation is at {original description}.

{Anoplolepis rufescens}The photomontage of the type major worker is collated from

{Anoplolepis rufescens}The photomontage of the type minor worker is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Anoplolepis (Zealleyella) rufescens
B Taylor det.

South Africa
Peter Hlavác
34°02.7' S
22°50.2' E
Western Cape, Knysna env., Goukamma, sea level; from coastal forest

Anoplolepis rufescensThe photomontage is compiled from three workers from Western Cape, South Africa, collector Peter Hlavác. These match the type major worker (above).

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