The Ants of Africa
SUBFAMILY MYRMICINAE - Genus Quadristruma
Contents - Myrmicinae - MYRMICINAE Introduction

Genus Quadristruma Brown (1949b: 47) - placed in Strumigenys (Bolton, 2000: 950)

In Tribe DACETINI. Diagnostic Features - Antennae 4-segmented; antennal scrobes present. Mandibles elongate, linear and strongly curved; preapical armament a single, long spiniform tooth; apical armament a fork of two teeth. Head with orbicular hairs. Eyes very small.

Brown's (1949b) genus description is at {original description}.

Only two known species, one from New Guinea, and the tramp species Quadristruma emmae.

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