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Species: Ocymyrmex weitzeckeri   Emery, 1892 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Ocymyrmex weitzeckeri Emery, 1892: 116 (footnote) (w.) LESOTHO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1916 PDF: 197 (m.); Bolton, 1981b PDF: 280 (q.)
See also: Bolton & Marsh, 1989 PDF: 1306
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Weber 1952


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Ocymyrmex weitzeckeri   Emery, C., 1895, Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3 e mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 64, pp. 15-56: 12, (download) 12 3788
Ocymyrmex weitzeckeri   Bolton, B., 1981, A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 43, pp. 245-307: 280-281, (download) 280-281 6438

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Pitfall Trap.

Elevations: collected from 31 - 1425 meters, 1009 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1904-12-31 and 1993-04-19

Type specimens: syntype of Ocymyrmex weitzeckeri: casent0904785; syntype of Ocymyrmex weitzeckeri wroughtoni: casent0909079

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