The Ants of Africa
Genus Strumigenys
Strumigenys stygia Santschi

Strumigenys stygia Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Kenya (Strumigenys stygia n. sp., Santschi, 1913b: 257, in key; Santschi, 1914b: 113, worker; Bolton, 1983) Shimoni cave, xi.1911, Alluaud & Jeannel - see below

Worker only described .

{Strumigenys stygia}Santschi's (1914b) description is at {original description}. Brown's (1954k: 29) note is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1983) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 1.9-2.1 mm; separated as in the key; disc of postpetiole granular to reticulate-punctate; colour light-brown to medium brown (Bolton, 1983: 394, not illustrated).

Cameroun, near Yaoundé (G. Terron); elsewhere from Angola and Zimbabwe (Bolton, 1983).

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

{Strumigenys stygia}The photomontage of a worker from Zimbabwe is collated from Listed by Bolton (1983: 394.

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