The Ants of Africa
Genus Tapinoma
Tapinoma danitschi Forel

Tapinoma danitschi Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Tapinoma Danitschi n. sp., Forel 1915c: 345, worker) from Durban, C B Cooper - see and below
subspecies bevisi (Tapinoma Danitschi For. v. Bevisi n. var., Forel, 1915c: 346, all forms) Umbilo, L Bevis
all forms described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Forel's (1915c) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1926: 224) gave a translation of the type and bevisi, this is at {original description}.

{Tapinoma danitschi}The photomontage of a syntype worker is collated from

{Tapinoma danitschi}The photomontage of the bevisi type worker is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Tapinoma danitschi
B Taylor det.
G McGavin
tree 3-66

357.996' S
3748.128' E
pkd collection from Lannea schweinfurthii

{Tapinoma danitschi}The photomontage is of a worker from Tanzania, Mkomazi Game Reserve; collector G McGavin. Note that Forel (1941) gave the colour as varying from dark sepia-brown to brownish-black, tarsi, mandibles and petiole paler.

2007, 2008, 2010, 2013, 2018 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
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