The Ants of Africa
Genus Paedalgus
Paedalgus infimus (Santschi)

Paedalgus infimus (Santschi)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Guinea (Oligomyrmex infimus n. sp., in Santschi, 1913e: 459, worker) collected at Kindia, by F. Silvestri; type series only known, holotype and at least 4 other workers (Bolton & Belshaw, 1993; see Bolton, 1995) .


{Paedalgus infimus}Santschi's (1913e) use of the name is at {original description} and his description (1914d: 364), as Paedalgus infimus, is at {original description}.

Bolton & Belshaw's modern description (1993) is at {original description}

WORKER - TL 1.0-1.1 mm; distinguished as in key by lacking standing hairs other than on the hind gaster, colour uniform dull yellow (Bolton & Belshaw, 1993, not illustrated).


Paedalgus infimusThe photomontage is of a syntype worker collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0902369

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