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

Pyramica (Glamyromyrmex) tukulta (Bolton)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Ivory Coast (Glamyromyrmex tukultus sp. n., Bolton, 1983: 334, illustrated full-face view, worker), Bingerville (V. Mahnert & J.-L. Perret, 29.x.1980), holotype and 3 paratype workers - see below .


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

WORKER - TL 1.6 mm; distinguished by the dense covering of scale-like hairs everywhere on the head and appendages; sides of pronotum unsculptured; colour glossy dull-yellow.

Collected in Ghana from leaf litter (20 workers) in the semi-deciduous forest zone, under cocoa at Poano, and primary forest at Bunso, by Belshaw & Bolton (1994b).


{Pyramica tukulta}The photomontage of the holotype is collated from - http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0102593

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