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

2007, 2010, 2013 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.