The Ants of Africa
Genus Paedalgus
Paedalgus saritus Bolton & Belshaw

Paedalgus saritus Bolton & Belshaw

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Ghana (Bolton & Belshaw, 1993: 188, illustrated, lateral profile, worker), holotype worker from Nkawanda in leaf litter (12.xii.1991, R. Belshaw).
Others as follows - foraging in leaf litter under cocoa at Juaso, in secondary forest at Nkawanda, and in primary forest at Atewa Forest Reserve (9.iii.1992), total of 42 workers (Belshaw & Bolton, 1994b) .


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

WORKER - TL 1.2-1.4 mm; distinguished as in key, colour brown to dark brown, legs much lighter (Bolton & Belshaw, 1993).


Paedalgus saritusThe photomontage is of the holotype worker collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0902368

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