The Ants of Africa
Genus Rhoptromyrmex
Rhoptromyrmex caritus Bolton

Rhoptromyrmex caritus Bolton

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Uganda (Bolton, 1986a: 12, illustrated, queen) Ruwenzori Range, Ibanda, 4700', 20-21.viii.1952, D S Fletcher - see below .

Rhoptromyrmex caritusBolton's description (1986a) is at {original description}; with his illustration of the queen and the forewing of R. wroughtoni at {original description}.

{Rhoptromyrmex caritus}The photomontage of the holotype queen is collated from the site at

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