Hymenoptera of Botswana

A guide to the Research Grade Hymenoptera observations in Botswana

Small
Rubytail Cuckoo Wasp 2
Chrysis lincea
Small
Emerald Cuckoo Wasp 3
Stilbum cyanurum
Small
European beewolf 4
Philanthus triangulum
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Orange-tipped Resin Bee 7
Megachile chrysorrhoea
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Feline Hairy-tailed Resin Bee 8
Gronoceras felinum
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Pallid-footed Ant 9
Technomyrmex pallipes
Small
Savanna spiny sugar ant 10
Polyrhachis schistacea
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Spotted Sugar Ant 12
Camponotus maculatus
Small
Northern Hairy Sugar Ant 13
Camponotus amphidus
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Dr Brauns's Sugar ant 14
Camponotus braunsi
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Karoo Balbyter Sugar Ant 9
Camponotus fulvopilosus
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Moustached Sugar ant 15
Camponotus mystaceus
Small
Shiny sugar ant 17
Camponotus cinctellus
Small
Mayr's Sugar ant 21
Camponotus mayri
Small
Silky Sugar ant 22
Camponotus sericeus
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Small Black Sugar Ant 23
Lepisiota capensis
Small
Red Honey Ant 16
Tapinolepis decolor
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Large Pugnacious Ant 24
Anoplolepis custodiens
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Small pugnacious ant 10
Anoplolepis steingroeveri
Small
Troglodyte Trap-jaw ant 24
Odontomachus troglodytes
Small
Ringbum Millipede Muncher Ant 27
Plectroctena mandibularis
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African stink ant 28
Paltothyreus tarsatus
Small
Small Foul Ringbum ant 29
Mesoponera caffraria
Small
Large Velvet Bugeyed Ant 30
Ophthalmopone berthoudi
Small
Liengmei's House ant 34
Pheidole liengmei
Small
African Big-headed Ant 9
Pheidole megacephala
Small
Narrow-gutted House ant 35
Pheidole tenuinodis
Small
Common Harvester Ant 36
Messor capensis
Natal droptail ant
Myrmicaria natalensis
Rhodes's Droptail Ant
Myrmicaria rhodesiae
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Yellow Fire Ant 9
Solenopsis punctaticeps
Small
Junod's Carrion Pharaoh ant 38
Monomorium junodi
Small
Savanna sculpted tree ant 7
Cataulacus intrudens
Small
African Thief Ant 12
Carebara vidua
Small
Bearded Hotrod Ant 30
Ocymyrmex barbiger
Small
Red Cocktail ant 9
Crematogaster castanea
Small
Brown Cocktail Ant 9
Crematogaster melanogaster
Small
Oscar's Cocktail ant 2
Crematogaster oscaris
Small
Red Savanna Fierce Ant 16
Tetramorium angulinode
Small
Red Fierce ant 30
Tetramorium setuliferum
Small
Big-headed Fierce Ant 9
Tetramorium solidum
Small
Black Mud Wasp 36
Delta emarginatum

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