Recorded from within Macrotermes and Cubitermes mounds in grasslands in Ghana and Gambia (two nest series only). Sands (1998) conjectures that the strangely shaped soldier mandibles (see Fig xx) may be used as 'caltrops' to obstruct ant predators attacking the colony along the tunnels leading to the mound. Group IV feeder.
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