The Ants of Africa
Genus Lepisiota
Lepisiota ngangela (Santschi)

Petiole with no more than denticles

Body colour black; with slender pale long, erect hairs; ovoid heads - canescens-group

Lepisiota ngangela (Santschi)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Angola (Acantholepis ngangela n.sp., Santschi, 1937d: 237, illustrated, worker), Kapunda, collected by Dr Monard; worker only described .

{Lepisiota ngangela}Santschi's (1937d) description is on {original description}.

{Lepisiota ngangela}The photomontage of the type worker is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Lepisiota ngangela
B Taylor det.

Y Braet
Gabon 117

0034' N
0919' E
Sesame & forest, sweep net


{Lepisiota ngangela}The photomontage is of a specimen from Gabon, Pongara National Park, sweep net of sesame and forest; 1-8.viii.2006; collected by Yves Braet. 

2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
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