Cataulacus traegaordhi Santschi variety plectroniae, Wheeler, W. M., 1922

Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 198

publication ID

20597

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Cataulacus traegaordhi Santschi variety plectroniae
status

new variety

Cataulacus traegaordhi Santschi variety plectroniae   HNS   , new variety

Worker. - Length 2.8 to 3.2 mm. Smaller than the typical form of the species and the variety ugandensis Santschi   HNS   . The ruga: of the head have no longitudinal trend, those on the pronotum are very coarse and somewhat transverse and those on the mesonotum and base of the epinotum fine and indistinctly longitudinal The portions of the antennae and legs, which in the typical form are red or yellowish red, are whitish yellow or white, the scapes, and tibia; being paler than the tips of the femora, the tarsi brownish yellow, the funiculi reddish brown.

Described from two dozen specimens taken at Stanleyville by Lang and Chapin from the cavities of a species of Plectronia (Plectronia, A, see Part IV).