Monomorium draxocum Bolton
Type location Cameroun
(Bolton, 1987: 385, not illustrated); collected at Nko'emvon (D.A.
Jackson, 25.xi.1980); holotype and 5 paratype workers from same
collection, plus 3 workers from the locality but earlier (6.x.1980);
otherwise recorded from Buea (B. Malkin) .
Bolton's description (1987) is at .
WORKER - TL 1.7-1.9 mm; with sharply developed clypeal
carinae, which are widely separated and near parallel, carinae not
projecting forward of margin but the latter is sharply defined and no
more than feebly concave; antennal scapes quite long (SI 106); colour
head and alitrunk dark brown, gaster black; legs much lighter, pale
yellow to colourless.
Elsewhere from Gabon, Plateau d'Ipassa (J.A.
Barra) and Angola, Dundo, Carrisso Pk (L. de Carvalho) (Bolton,
1987). Since found in Ghana, 5 workers, in primary forest leaf
litter at Mankrang Forest Reserve and Jachie, by Belshaw & Bolton