oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Notes on African Formicidae (Hymenoptera) - 2



Female; As I have been unable to find a proper descriptionption of the virgin female of O. smaragdina in the literature, I am descriptionbing and illustrating it here. Total length 16.8 mm, length from tip of mandibles to apex of epinotum 8.9 mm. Colour of the preserved specimen ferruginous, to a light emerald-green on the thorax, petiole, abdomen and legs. Head and antennae ferruginous.


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