The Ants of Africa
Genus Myrmicaria
Myrmicaria rustica Santschi

Myrmicaria rustica Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Tanzania (Myrmicaria rustica n. sp., Santschi, 1925c: 157, illustrated, worker & queen) Tanga, Reichenspeger - see below
junior synonym (here) angustior (Santschi, 1925c: 158, worker) Pangami, Reichensperger - see http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent0913055
worker and queen only described (see Bolton, 1995) .


{Myrmicaria rustica}Santschi's (1925c) description, with the apparently near identical angustior is at {original description}. The only obvious difference is that angustior is slightly smaller.


{Myrmicaria rustica}The photomontage of the type worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0913054.

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