(1914b) description is at . Bolton's description (1983), as Smithistruma marginatus, is at .
WORKER - TL 1.2-1.3 mm; 4-segmented antennae;
distinctive clypeal shape, with anterior border concave; postpetiole
smooth and shining; colour uniform dull yellow to yellowish-brown
(Bolton, 1983: 312, not illustrated).
From West Africa, Bolton (1983) listed only
Ivory Coast, at Adiopodoumé and Man (V. Mahnert
& J.-L. Perret); others were from Kenya and Zimbabwe.
A single worker was found in Ghana,
at Mankrang Forest Reserve, in leaf litter under primary forest by
Belshaw & Bolton (1994b).