The Ants of Africa
Genus Axinidris
Axinidris palligastrion Shattuck

Axinidris palligastrion Shattuck

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server}Type location Ghana (Shattuck, 1991: 118, illustrated alitrunk and propodeal views, worker) .

Holotype and three paratypes collected from , at Nswam (P.M.Room) and CRIG (B.Bolton) (Shattuck, 1991). Recorded from tree trunks sharing foraging trails with Crematogaster clariventris.


{Axinidris palligastrion}WORKER - HL 0.87-0.85, HW 0.81-0.85, SL 0.61-0.67, PW 0.42-0.45
Erect hairs present on gastric tergites 1-4; body colour reddish-brown, gaster lighter (Shattuck, 1991).


{Axinidris palligastrion} The photomontage is of the holotype worker; collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0902935.

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