Bolton's description is at .
WORKER - TL 1.9 mm; has five funicular segments, and two
elongate flattened hairs from each mandibular blade; colour medium
brown (Bolton, 1971b, 1983 illustrated full-face view).
The holotype worker and a paratype female, plus a later
worker, described by Bolton were collected from cocoa leaf litter and
on open ground under Lanthanus at the Mampong Cemetery farm in Ghana
(P.M. Room, 10.iv.1970; in Room, 1971). Also described
widespread in their collections from leaf litter (53 workers plus 16
from soil samples at 12 sites) in the semi-deciduous forest zone by
Belshaw & Bolton (1994b).
Now known also from Cameroun, near Yaoundé (G.
Terron); and Ivory Coast, Issoneu (V. Mahnert & J.-L.