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SUBFAMILY MYRMICINAE - Genus Cardiocondyla
Cardiocondyla fajumensis (Forel)

Cardiocondyla fajumensis Forel

Seifert Key return to key Type location Egypt (Cardiocondyla nuda Mayr v. Fajumensis n. v., Forel, 1913d: 429, queen (gyne); raised to species Seifert, 2003: 260, gyne & worker) Fajum, U Sahlberg - see
junior synonyms
schatzmayri (Cardiocondyla emeryi subsp. schatzmayri nov., Finzi, 1936: 170, illustrated, worker) from Egypt, Helouan & Sudan - see below
nilotica (Weber, 1952: 8, illustrated, worker; synonymy Seifert, 2003: 260) from Sudan, Ed Duemi, 2.vii.1939, N A Weber - no images on Antweb (March 2019) - see bottom of page

{short description of image}Forel's (1913d) description of the fajumensis queen is at - {original description}. Finzi's (1936) description of schatzmayri is at {original description}. Seifert's (2003) description is at {original description}.

{Cardiocondyla fajumensis}The photomontage of schatzmayri is derived from the MCZ website.

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Cardiocondyla nilotica Weber
return to key  Type location Sudan (Weber, 1952: 8, illustrated, worker) (Bolton, 1982) .

Weber's (1952) description is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1982) is at {original description}. Bolton stated type "presumed lost" but Seifert reported examining the type.

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