The Ants of Africa
Genus Myrmicaria
Myrmicaria abyssinica Santschi - new status

Myrmicaria abyssinica Santschi - new status

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Ethiopia (Myrmicaria distincta Sants. stirps abyssinica, Santschi, 1925c: 163, illustrated - antenna, worker) Mission de Bonchamps, Michel & Patter, 1899 - see below

Myrmicaria abyssinicaSantschi's (1925c) description (illustration, right, titled "M. distincta") is at {original description}.

{Myrmicaria abyssinica}The photomontage of the syntype worker of abyssinica is collated from

This lacks erect hairs on the alitrunk and there are very few on the scapes

2016 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.