The Ants of Africa
Genus Rhoptromyrmex
Rhoptromyrmex transversinodis Mayr

Rhoptromyrmex transversinodis Mayr

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Rhoptromyrmex transversinodis nov. spec., Mayr, 1901b: 22, worker; Arnold, 1917: 356, queen; Bolton, 1986a: 16, male) - see
junior synonyms
pretoriae (Rhoptromyrmex transversinodis Mayr var. pretoriae n. v., Arnold, 1926: 282, all forms) from South Africa, M'longosi, Zululand, W E Jones - see
steini (Rhoptromyrmex Steini n. sp., Forel, 1913a: 122, worker) from South Africa Ladismith, Cape, Dr H Brauns; synonymy by Brown (1964c: 16) - see

{Rhoptromyrmex transversinodis}Mayr's (1901b) description is at {original description}. Forel's (1913a) description of steini is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 355) gave a translation, this is at {original description}. Arnold's (1917: 356) illustrated description of the queen is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 357) gave a translation of steini, this is at {original description}. Arnold's (1926) description of pretoriae is at {original description}.

Rhoptromyrmex transversinodisBolton's description (1986a, illustrated, all forms) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 3.0 mm.

{Rhoptromyrmex transversinodis} The photomontage is collated from

2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2018 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.