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Species: Prionopelta aethiopica   Arnold, 1949 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Prionopelta descarpentriesi subsp. aethiopica Arnold, 1949 PDF: 263, fig. 4 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Brown, 1960a: 177.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa, Tanzania
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in grassland, 1 times found in Central Sandy Bushveld, 1 times found in native forest, 1 times found in Rand Highveld Grassland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Winkler, 2 times Hand collected, 2 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 499 - 1426 meters, 976 meters average

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011501

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