WORKER - TL 2.0-2.2 mm; diagnosis as in key; separable
from serrula by the limited number of standing hairs and
inconspicuous ground-pilosity; also fine and indistinct punctate
sculpture on pronotal dorsum; colour yellow to yellowish-brown (Bolton,
1983, illustrated, alitrunk and pedicel profile).
Also from Ghana, collected at Mampong and Aburi (P.M.
Room) (not identifiable as in Room, 1971). Recently, described as
widespread (238 workers from 8 sites) in their leaf litter samples in
the semi-deciduous forest zone by Belshaw & Bolton (1994b).
Other West African records are from Ivory Coast,
at Man (V. Mahnert & J.-L. Perret) and at Sassandra (I. Löbl); from
Cameroun, near Yaoundé (G. Terron) and on Mt.
Cameroun, Buea slope (B. Malkin); from Chad, Haut Mbomu (N.A. Weber).
Also further south and east in Africa.