The Ants of Africa
Genus Dorylus - Subgenus Anomma
Dorylus (Anomma) bayangaensis Taylor new species

Dorylus (Anomma) bayangaensis Taylor new species

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality Central African Republic male only.

MALE DESCRIPTION: Head with a shallow but distinct longitudinal median sulcus; head from above wide with an evenly convex occipitum; posterior margin of petiole shallowly convex; almost without erect hairs, except on anterior margin of head and a few very short hairs between the ocelli; overall colour dark red-brown; smoky or light grey wings, with dark brown veins.

Tl ca 30 mm, HW 5.0, HL 3.3, SL 1.7

Name derived from the type location, Bayanga.

Specimen deposited in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.


{Dorylus Anomma bayangensis The photomontage is of the holotype male from the Central African Republic, 13.x.2008; 17h30-3h; Camp 1; 0303'58.3" N 1608'59.6" E; 528 m; CAR IH; A la base de l'Ayous (Triplochiton scleroxylon, Sterculiaceae) 50 m du Camp; collector Philippe Annoyer. Other images can be seen in the folder at - {album}

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