The Ants of Africa
Genus Paedalgus
Paedalgus octatus Bolton & Belshaw

Paedalgus octatus Bolton & Belshaw

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Kenya (Bolton & Belshaw, 1993: 186, not illustrated, worker) Lamu, nr Witu, 26.x.1977, Mahnert & Perret .

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

WORKER - TL 1.0 mm (Bolton & Belshaw, 1993). The holotype can be seen at

The photomontage is collated from
Collection Information: Specimen Code CASENT0417571; Locality Central African Republic: Prefecture Sangha-Mbaéré: Parc National Dzanga-Ndoki, 37.9 km 169° S Lidjombo; 02°22'14"N 016°10'21"E 360 m; Collection codes: BLF04130; Date: 20-28 May 2001; Collected by: B.L.Fisher; Method: EC19 sifted litter; Habitat: rainforest; Transect Type: MW 50 sample transect, 5m; Transect Sample No.: 06

© 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2015 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.