The Ants of Africa
Genus Strumigenys
Strumigenys irrorata Santschi

Strumigenys irrorata Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Strumigenys irrorata n. sp., Santschi, 1913b: 257, diagnosis in key; Santschi, 1914e: 29, illustrated, worker; Bolton, 1983: 375, not illustrated) Zululand, Lake Sibayi, 30.viii.1905 - see below .

{Strumigenys irrorata}Santschi's (1914e) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1917: 375) gave a translation, this is at {original description}. Brown's (1954k: 29) note is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1983) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 1.5 mm.

{Strumigenys irrorata}The photomontage of the type worker is collated from

{Strumigenys irrorata}The photomontage of a worker compared with the type by Bolton (1983) is collated from

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