The Ants of Africa
Genus Monomorium
Monomorium orangiae Arnold


Monomorium orangiae Arnold

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Monomorium (Xeromyrmex) orangiae n. sp., Arnold, 1956: 67, illustrated, worker) Orange River, Kakamas, R H N Smithers .

{Monomorium orangiae}Arnold's (1956) description is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1987) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 3.7-4.0 mm (Bolton, 1987: 354, not illustrated).

Monomorium orangiaeThe photomontage is of a paratype worker collated from .

Oxford University Museum specimens

Monomorium orangiae
B Taylor det.
South Africa
N Leleup

3111' S
1854' E
Cape Province, north Cedarberg


{Monomorium orangiae}The photomontage is of a worker from South Africa, Cape Province north Cedarberg, vii.1962, host to Villofustiger gibbiceps Leleup; collected by N Leleup; sent to me in February 2006 by Peter Hlavac.

2007, 2008, 2013 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.