The Ants of Africa
Genus Stigmatomma
Stigmatomma santschii Menozzi


Stigmatomma santschii Menozzi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Senegal (Stigmatomma Santschii, n. sp, Menozzi, 1922a: 347, worker; combined in Amblyopone by Brown, 1960a, reverted by Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012) from Dakar; worker only described .

Menozzi's (1922a) description is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 4 mm; head narrowish, longer than broad, a little wider anteriorly; mandibles slightly striated; colour reddish-brown (from Menozzi, in Gotwald & Lévieux, 1972).

Collected from leaf litter, 6 workers from 4 sites (Ofinso, cocoa; Jachie, primary forest; Juaso, secondary forest and cocoa; Bunso, primary forest) in Ghana (Belshaw & Bolton, 1994b).

{Amblyopone santschii}The photomontage of a likely worker of this species from Ivory Coast is collated from the site at

{Amblyopone santschii}The photomontage of a possible queen of this species is collated from the site at
Collection Information: Locality Cameroon: [Ebodjie]; Collection codes: ANTC4481; Date: 8 Dec 1991; Collected by: A.Dejean

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