The Ants of Africa
Genus Strumigenys
Strumigenys spathoda Bolton

Strumigenys spathoda Bolton

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Togo (Bolton, 1983: 393, illustrated, full-face view, worker), collected at Palimé, Klouto Forest, by Vit, 20-25.iv.1974; holotype worker and 5 paratype workers .

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

WORKER - TL 2.0-2.1 mm; with short mandibles but no large expansion of anterior scape margins; colour medium-brown.

Also known from Ivory Coast, Man (V. Mahnert & J.-L. Perret); Cameroun, near Yaoundé (G. Terron) (Bolton, 1983).

A single worker was found in Ghana, from a leaf litter sample under secondary forest at Bunso in the semi-deciduous forest zone by Belshaw & Bolton (1994b).

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

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