The Ants of Africa
Genus Pyramica
Pyramica (Smithistruma) bellatrix (Bolton)

Pyramica (Smithistruma) bellatrix (Bolton)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Burundi (Bolton, 2000: 336, worker, not illustrated) .

Bolton's description (2000) is at {original description} (unavailable on HNS).

WORKER - TL 2.5-2.6 mm; with extensive spongiform tissue behind the petiole node, thicker than the length of the node; colour dull brownish-yellow to light brown.

Pyramica bellatrixThe photomontage of the type worker is collated from

Pyramica bellatrixThe photomontage of a worker from Kenya is collated from

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