Axinidris kakamegensis Shattuck

Snelling, R. R., 2007, A review of the arboreal Afrotropical ant genus Axinidris., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. (Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80), pp. 551-579: 562-563

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21291

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scientific name

Axinidris kakamegensis Shattuck
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Axinidris kakamegensis Shattuck  HNS 

Axinidris kakamegensis Shattuck  HNS  , 1991: 115; figs. 17 - 19, 35 (w). KENYA, Kakamega Forest (A. E. Stubbs) ( BMNH) examined  .

Worker diagnosis. Scape and pronotum without erect hairs; head broader than long and vertex without erect hairs; distance between spines greater than PPW.

Worker measurements (mm) (n = 1). HW 0.97; HL 0.96; SL 0.69; EL 0.24; OVD 0.37; PNW n / a; PPW 0.40; WL 1.10. Indices. CI 102; CNI 161; OI 24; SI 71.

Worker description. The worker has been adequately described by Shattuck (1991).

Queen and male unknown.

DISCUSSION

Known only from the worker type specimen from an unspecified locality in the Kakamega Forest.

BMNH

United Kingdom, London, The Natural History Museum [formerly British Museum (Natural History)]