The Ants of Africa
Genus Myrmicaria
Myrmicaria pilosa Arnold - new status

Myrmicaria pilosa Arnold - new status

return to key{link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Mozambique (Myrmicaria striata Stitz race pilosa n. stirps, Arnold, 1926: 239, illustrated, worker) from Mozambique, Amatonga Forest, G Arnold - see below
junior synonym (here) angustithorax (Myrmicaria striata Stitz race pilosa var. angustithorax n. v., Arnold, 1926: 240, worker) from Zimbabwe, Sawmills, Umgusa River, G Arnold - see below.


Arnold's (1926) descriptions are at {original description} (note - pallida is a junior synonym of Myrmicaria foreli).

Tl 6.0-6.3 mm;


{Myrmicaria pilosa}The photomontage of a syntype worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0900512.


{Myrmicaria pilosa}The photomontage of a syntype worker of angustithorax is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0900510.

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