The Ants of Africa
Genus Pyramica
Pyramica (Glamyromyrmex) sistrura (Bolton)

Pyramica (Glamyromyrmex) sistrura (Bolton)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Cameroun (Glamyromyrmex sistrurus sp. n., Bolton, 1983: 329, illustrated full-face view); Nko'emvon (D.A. Jackson, 2.xi.1980), holotype and 11 other workers, plus a second collection a month earlier of a single worker; also from near Yaoundé (G. Terron) (Bolton, 1983, illustrated) .

{Pyramica (Glamyromyrmex) sistrura}Bolton's description is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 1.9-2.0 mm; distinguished as in key, mandible with 6 enlarged teeth; colour black to blackish-brown .

Collected in Ghana and described as widespread (110 workers from 6 sites) in leaf litter in the semi-deciduous forest zone by Belshaw & Bolton (1994b).

{Pyramica sistrura}The photomontage of a paratype worker is collated from -

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