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

Pyramica (Serrastruma) sulumana (Bolton)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Cameroun (Serrastruma sulumana sp. n., Bolton, 1983: 352, worker, not illustrated), from near Yaoundé, collected by G. Terron); holotype worker and one paratype worker .

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

WORKER - TL 2.0 mm; small and narrow-headed, plus long mandibles and remarkably long scapes; antennal scrobes vestigial; colour pale yellow.

{Strumigenys sulumana}The photomontage of the remaining parts of the paratype worker (listed by Bolton) is collated from

{Strumigenys sulumana}The photomontage is collated from From Kenya, shown in Antweb list as Pyramica sulumana. This differs from Bolton's type description in having stronger scrobe margins, erect pilosity which is a little thickened but not "inconspicous curved narrowly spatulate" and lacking a row of 4 stouter more erect hairs paralleling the occipital margin. Overall it appears to be relatively more elongate and slender

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