The Ants of Africa
Genus Hypoponera
Hypoponera angustata (Santschi)

Hypoponera angustata (Santschi)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Guinea (Cryptopone angustata n. sp., Santschi, 1914d: 319, illustrated, worker) from Kakoulima, 1 worker, and Mamou, 2 workers, collector F. Silvestri, in 1913 - see below

Worker only described (combination in Hypoponera by Taylor (1967; Wheeler, 1922, and see Bolton, 1995) .

{Hypoponera angustata}Santschi's (1914d) description is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 1.7 mm; head 1.25 longer than wide, sides straight; anterior margin of clypeus slightly arcuate; petiole scale in profile quite thick narrowing only at apex; yellow, appendages paler.

Bolton & Fisher's re-description can be found in

{Hypoponera angustata} The photomontage of the type worker is collated from

{Hypoponera angustata} The photomontage is from Bolton & Fisher (2011) and is also on

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