The Ants of Africa
Genus Simopone
Simopone marleyi Arnold

Simopone marleyi Arnold

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Simopone Marleyi, n. sp., Arnold, 1915: 20, worker) Stella Bush, Durban, in hollow stems of the castor oil plant, collector Mr Marley; worker only described .

{Simopone marleyi}Arnold's (1915) description is at - {short description of image}. The illustration is from Arnold (1924: Plate V, Figs 46 & 46a).

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Collection Information: CASENT0106075; Locality: South Africa: KwaZulu-Natal: Mkuze Game Reserve; 2738'00"S 03215'00"E; Collection codes: HGRC242; Collected by: H. G. Robertson; Habitat: savanna; Date: 7-8 Dec 1986; Method: dead branch

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