Phasmomyrmex (Phasmomyrmex) buchneri (Forel)
Type location Angola
(Camponotus Buchneri, n. sp., Forel, 1886f: 183, worker)
Malangé, M Buchner
subspecies griseus (Phasmomyrmex
buchneri For. v. griseus
n. v., Santschi, 1937b: 103, worker) from Cameroun, Mt Cameroun, Missellele, F
Zumpt - see http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0912090
junior synonym sericeus (Phasmomyrmex
sericeus n.sp., Stitz, 1910: 146, illustrated,
worker; synonymy, Forel, 1910e: 421) collectors Conradt, from Mundame,
& Thesing, from Bezirk Lomie, both from Cameroun - see below
only described (see Bolton, 1995) .
Forel's (1886f) description is at - . Stitz's (1910) description is at - and .
Wheeler (1922) listed the Stitz records; also others
from Congo (Lugny, by H. Brauns) and Zaïre, "found on
firewood brought in from the forest", by Lang & Chapin, at
Lukolela, Avakubi and Medje, also Lubutu by J. Bequaert.
Santschi (1937a) gave the differences shown by griseus
as the pubescence being silvery-grey rather than yellowish, as on the
type, but otherwise similar, although more slender.