The Ants of Africa
Genus Plectroctena
Plectroctena latinodis Santschi

Plectroctena latinodis Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zaïre (Plectrocten latinodis n. sp., Santschi, 1924a: 165, illustrated, worker & queen) Congo da Lemba, 1911, R Mayné - see below
Worker and queen described (see Bolton, 1995) .

{Plectroctena latinodis}Santschi's (1924a) description is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1974b) is at {original description}

{plectroctena latinodis worker}WORKER - Large, TL 15.6 mm; similar to minor but petiole relatively higher, and considerably broader. Transverse groove on first gastral tergite developed only in the middle of the sclerite and situated at the extreme anterior margin. Colour not given (Bolton, 1974b: 323, not illustrated).

Also known from Cameroun, at Mundame (L. Conradt, Emery, 1899e) (Bolton, 1974b).

The photomontage is collated from

{plectroctena latinodis queen} The photomontage of a queen from Zaïre is collated from

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