The Ants of Africa
Genus Strumigenys
Strumigenys nimbrata Bolton

Strumigenys nimbrata Bolton

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Ivory Coast (Bolton, 1983: 381, not illustrated, worker & queen), collected in the Tai Forest (V. Mahnert & J.-L. Perret, 17.x.1980), holotype, 31 paratype workers and a queen .

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

WORKER - TL 1.5-1.8 mm; funicular segments 2 and 3 minute; narrow lamellate flange on upper scrobe; colour dull yellow to brownish-yellow (Bolton, 1983).

Other Ivory Coast records Adiopodoumé, Languédédou, Monogaga (V. Mahnert & J.-L. Perret); Banco Forest (I. Lôbl; W.L. Brown) and Divo (L. Brader).

From Ghana, at CRIG (B. Bolton); described as widespread, from their leaf litter samples (70 workers plus 4 from soil) in the semi-deciduous forest zone, by Belshaw & Bolton (1994b).

{Strumigenys nimbrata} The photomontage of the holotype is collated from

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