The Ants of Africa
Genus Myrmicaria
Myrmicaria foreli Santschi

Myrmicaria foreli Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Myrmicaria foreli n. sp., Santschi, 1925c: 163, worker; redesignation of form described by Forel, 1910c: 445, as Myrmicaria nigra) - see below
junior synonym (here) pallida (Myrmicaria striata Stitz race pilosa var. pallida n. v., Arnold, 1926: 239, illustrated, worker & male; M. foreli v. pallida Arnold in Santschi, 1925c: 165) from South Africa, Natal, 5300 ft, Haviland - see below
all forms described (see Bolton, 1995) .

{Myrmicaria foreli pallida}Santschi's (1925c) description is at {original description}. Arnold's (1926) description is at {original description}.

Myrmicaria foreliThe photomontage of a type worker is collated from

{Myrmicaria foreli pallida}The photomontage of a paratype worker of palllida is collated from This appears to be identical to the (dusty) type worker, above.

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