The Ants of Africa
Genus Hypoponera
Hypoponera inaudax (Santschi)

Hypoponera inaudax (Santschi)

return to key Type location Zare (Ponera inaudax n. sp., Santschi, 1919h: 83, worker) collected at Yambuya by J. Bequaert (Wheeler, 1922, see Bolton, 1995 - new combination in Hypoponera) .

Santschi's (1919h) description is at {original description}.

WORKER (after Bernard, 1952) - TL in range 1.8-2.2 mm; colour dark reddish-yellow; mandible with only 5 visible teeth - otherwise as for coeca of which it may be a variety.

{Hypoponera inaudax} The photomontage of the type worker is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Hypoponera inaudax
B Taylor det.

Y Braet
Gabon 147

0034' N
0919' E
Riverine leaf litter; 72 h winkler funnel
4 workers on 2 mounts

{Hypoponera inaudax}The photomontage is of a worker from Gabon, Pongara National Park; collector Yves Braet (Gabon 147).

Bolton & Fisher's description can be found in

{Hypoponera inaudax} The photomontage of a worker from Gabon is from Bolton & Fisher (2011) and is also on

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