specimens (Taylor, 1980a: 37)
DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR WORKER: - head with moderately convex
sides, occiput with rounded angles and no teeth; eye minute and set far
forward; antennae 9-segmented; metanotal groove deep; propodeum rising
vertically to a flat slightly down-sloping dorsal surface; triangular
spines at the top of the flanged posterior margin; head and alitrunk
finely rugoreticulate, rugae discontinuous; erect hairs fine, fairly
long and moderately abundant; colour yellow-brown.
TL 1.56 mm, HL 0.57, HW 0.47, CI 82, SL 0.28, SI 60, PW
DESCRIPTION OF MINOR WORKER: not drawn, similarly
but loosely reticulate on the head.
TL 0.98 mm
Found in an old cocoa pod on the ground at the Cocoa
Institute of Nigeria, Idi Ayunre, by B. Bolton (1969?). Named in
recognition of the collector.
Specimens deposited with the Natural History Museum,