The Ants of Africa
Genus Pyramica
Pyramica (Smithistruma) mandibularis (Szabó)
[following Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2007: 123, this would be re-named as Strumigenys maxillaris Baroni Urbani]

Pyramica (Smithistruma) mandibularis (Szabó)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Tanzania (Epitritus mandibularis n. sp., Szabó, 1909: 27, illustrated, worker; Santschi, 1914e: 34, queen; Bolton, 1983: 283, not illustrated; Pyramica mandibularis in Bolton, 2000) Mto-ya-kifaru, K Katona - no type images on Antweb (February 2015) .

{Pyramica mandibularis}Szabó's (1909) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 385) gave a translation, this is at {original description}. Bolton's description (1983) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 1.7-1.8 mm.

{Strumigenys mandibularis}The photomontage is collated from From Madagascar.

{Strumigenys mandibularis}The photomontage of the lectotype Strumigenys mandibularis F Smith 1860: 72, queen is collated from This was re-described by Bolton (2000: 535).

F Smith's description (1860c) with this as the genus type species, type location Brazil, is at {original description}.

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