The Ants of Africa
Genus Cardiocondyla
Cardiocondyla venustula Wheeler

Cardiocondyla venustula Wheeler

Seifert Key return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Puerto Rico (Wheeler, 1908a: 128, illustrated, worker & queen) - see below
junior synonyms
globinodis (Cardiocondyla globinodis n. sp., Stitz, 1923: 154, worker; from synonymy with shuckardi, by Seifert, 2003: 257) from Namibia, Omaruru, 22.xi.1911 - no images on Antweb (March 2015)
badonei (Cardiocondyla badonesi n. sp., Arnold, 1926: 225, illustrated, worker; from synonymy with shuckardi, by Seifert, 2003: 257) from Mozambique, Amatongas Forest - see below .

Cardiocondyla venustulaWheeler's (1908a) description is at {original description}. Stitz's (1923) description of globinodis is at {original description}.

{Cardiocondyla venustuiaArnold's (1926) description of badonei is at {original description}. Seifert's re-description (2003) is at {original description}

{Cardioconyla venustula}Seifert (2003) also reported investigating a worker specimen from Umtali, collector Arnold,, Zimbabwe.

{Cardiocondyla venustula}The photomontage of a cotype specimen is collated from

{Cardiocondyla venustula}The photomontage of the type specimen of badonei is collated from from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Cardiocondyla venustula
B Taylor det.
L Volait
Gabon 66
0034' N
0919' E
Pointe Denis; savannah (pitfall trap, edge of beach)
{original description}

{Cardiocondyla venustula}The photomontage is of a specimen from Gabon, Pongara National Park; Pointe Denis; collector L Volait (Gabon 66).

2007, 2008, 2012, 2015 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.