The Ants of Africa
Genus Oligomyrmex
Oligomyrmex (Aeromyrma) jeanneli Santschi

Oligomyrmex (Aeromyrma) jeanneli Santschi

Major - return to key Minor - return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Kenya (Oligomyrmex Jeanneli, Santschi, 1913e: 459, major & minor, name and main features in key; Santschi, 1914b: 83, major & minor)
major & minor described (see Bolton, 1995) .


{Oligomyrmex jeanneli}Santschi's (1914b) description is at {original description}. From Santschi's (1913e) key, the main distinguishing features are -
Minor - TL 0.9 mm; metanotal groove shallow, dorsum of propodeum short; petiole noticeably narrower than postpetiole, postpetiole wider than long; head smooth, feebly puncturate, shiny
Major - TL 1.7 mm; head a quarter longer than wide, concave posteriorly; head mostly smooth and shiny; angles of occiput not raised; postpetiole distinctly wider than petiole.


{Oligomyrmex jeanneli}The photomontage of the type major worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0913507


{Oligomyrmex jeanneli}The photomontage of the type minor worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0913508

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