Paratrechina hagemanni (Forel) new status
Type location Zaïre (Prenolepis longicornis Latr. v. Hagemanni n. var., Forel,
1901h: 65, worker) from Boma, collector Dr G Hagemann - no images on
Antweb (October 2014) .
Raised here from subspecies of Paratrechina
Forel's (1901h: 605)
description of hagemanni
is at .
The specimen below, from Sudan, has the yellowish-red colour,
with lighter antennae and legs given by Forel. He also gave the
erect hairs as near white. In comparison with longicornis: the propodeum profile
is more convex; this specimen has no erect hairs anywhere on the
alitrunk, even on the anterior coxae (where abrasion would not be
likely to have occurred); the eyes are near circular rather than ovoid;
and, in full face view, the head has convex sides rather than the usual
near parallel sides. Also distinctive are the raised metanotal
spiracles, set behind the weakly convex mesonotum (shallowly concave in
propodeal spiracle is set in the centre of the side, on longicornis it is set almost on the
border of the declivity
TL ca 2.5 mm (bigger than Forel's TL 2.2 mm), HW 0.53, HL 0.65, CI 76,
SL 1.20, SI 234, EL 0.20, EI 35, PW 0.41.