The Ants of Africa
Genus Pristomyrmex
Pristomyrmex cribrarius Arnold

Pristomyrmex cribrarius Arnold

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Mozambique (Prostomyrmex cribrarius  n. sp., Arnold, 1926: 281, illustrated, queen; Arnold, 1948: 47, illustrated, worker) collected at Amatonga Forest
In Bolton (1981b, illustrated, alitrunk and pedicel only) the paper by Arnold (1948) is not mentioned .

{Pristomyrmex cribrarius} {Pristomtemx cribrarius}Arnold's (1926) description is at {original description}. Arnold's (1948) description of the worker is at {original description} - the diagram is wrongly labelled female rather than worker, the latter has the teeth on the pronotum and not the queen. Bolton's modern description (1981b) is at {original description}.

{Pristomyrmex cribrarius queen}Queen as shown by Arnold (1926 Plate VII)

Oxford University Museum specimens

Pristomyrmex cribrarius
B Taylor det.

South Africa
Peter Hlavác
29°07.7' S
29°25.3' E
Kwazulu, Natal, Dragensberge (Injiauti NP), S  E ; 1500 m

{Pristomyrmex cribrarius queen} The photomontage is of a queen from Kwazulu, Natal, South Africa, Dragensberge (Injiauti NP); collector Peter Hlavác.

{Pristomyrmex cribrarius}The photomontage of a worker from Tanzania is collated from

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