The Ants of Africa
Genus Plectroctena
Plectroctena lygaria Bolton, Gotwald & Leroux

Plectroctena lygaria Bolton, Gotwald & Leroux

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Ivory Coast (Bolton et al., 1979: 373, illustrated, all forms; pictured by Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 91) - see below
All forms described .

{Plectroctena lygaria}Bolton, Gotwald & Leroux's description (1979) is at {original description}

Sole finding from Lamto,, foręt galerie du Bandama, by W.H. Gotwald & J.M. Leroux. Described by Brown (1980) as a small species; he reports how W.H. Gotwald found it stores millipede eggs in its nest.

{Plectroctena lygaria}The photomontage of the holotype is collated from

{Plectroctena lygaria queen}The photomontage of the paratype queen is collated from

{Plectroctena lygaria male}The photomontage of the paratype male is collated from

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