The Ants of Africa
Genus Cyphoidris
Cyphoidris werneri Bolton

Cyphoidris werneri Bolton

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Rwanda (Bolton, 1981b: 259, not illustrated, worker); from Rangiro, litter, by P. Werner, ix.1976. Holotype and 14 paratype workers only known .

Bolton's description is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 3.5-3.8 mm; distinguished by strong overall alitrunk reticulo-rugose sculpture and steep slope from pronotum backwards.

Cyphoidris werneriThe photomontage is collated from, where it appears as Cyphoiris spinosa.  The specimen clearly matches the type description by Bolton for werneri, notably the coarse sculpturation on the dorsal alitrunk

2007, 2009, 2012 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.