The Ants of Africa
Genus Pyramica
Pyramica (Serrastruma) dotaja (Bolton)

Pyramica (Serrastruma) dotaja (Bolton)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Cameroun (Serrastruma dotaja sp. n., Bolton, 1983: 339, illustrated, full-face view, alitrunk and pedicel profile), collected at Nko'emvon by D.A. Jackson, 16.iii.1980, holotype worker and 12 other workers, second collection on 25.xi.1980 - see below .

{Pyramica (Serrastruma) dotaja}Bolton's description (1983) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 2.3-2.5 mm; the very long fine flagellate hairs on the mesonotum and pronotum are very distinctive; colour blackish-brown to jet black, appendages lighter.

Also from Cameroun, near Yaoundé (G. Terron); and Gabon.

{Pyramica dotaja}The photomontage of a paratype worker is collated from -

Oxford University Museum specimens

Pyramica dotaja
B Taylor det.

Y Braet
Gabon 225
00°34' N
09°19' E
Leaf litter, winkler funnel 3
{original description}

{Pyramica dotaja}The photomontage is of a worker from Gabon, Pongara National Park; collector Yves Braet (Gabon 225). 

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