The Ants of Africa
Genus Paedalgus
Paedalgus rarus Bolton & Belshaw

Paedalgus rarus Bolton & Belshaw

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Kenya (Bolton & Belshaw, 1993: 187, illustrated, lateral profile, worker), holotype and paratype workers from Embu, Kirimiri Forest, W. of Runyenje, 1500 m, 3.x.1977, by V. Mahnert & J.-L. Perret from leaf litter sample (Belshaw & Bolton, 1994b) .

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

WORKER - TL 1.4 mm; distinguished as in key, colour yellow (Bolton & Belshaw, 1993).

Watts et al. (2002) collected it from leaf litter in the Mbalmayo Forest Reserve, Cameroun in 1993.

Paedalgus rarusThe photomontage is of a paratype worker collated from

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