The Ants of Africa
Genus Pyramica
Pyramica (Epitritus) minima (Bolton)

Pyramica (Epitritus) minima (Bolton)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Ghana (Epitritus minimus sp. n., Bolton, 1971b, 1983, illustrated full-face view) -  see below .

{Pyramica minima}Bolton's description is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 1.2 mm; the only African member with 4-segmented antenna, 3 funicular segments; colour dull yellow to yellowish-brown.

The holotype and three paratype workers, described by Bolton (1971b: 205, illustrated, worker) were collected from open ground at the Mampong Cemetery farm in Ghana (P.M. Room, 27.vii.1970; in Room, 1971). Pictured by Hölldobler & Wilson (1990, page 106).

Now recorded from Cameroun, near Yaoundé (G. Terron) (Bolton, 1983).

Pyramiva minimaThe photomontage of the holotype worker is collated from

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