Myrmoteras insulcatum, Moffett

Agosti, D., 1992, Revision of the ant genus Myrmoteras in the Malay Archipelago (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)., Revue Suisse de Zoologie 99, pp. 405-429: 424

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Myrmoteras insulcatum


insulcatum Moffett  

Myrmoteras insulcatum Moffett   , 1985: 45, figs 33, 36, 37. Holotype dealate queen, PHILIPPINES, Luzon, Lagunas, Mt. Makiling, ca. 150 m below summit, litter, ii. 1968 (R.A. Morse); MCZC [not examined]   .

Diagnosis. The worker caste of this species is unknown. The following characters, which normally do not vary between worker and queen, are unique within Myagroteras   . The lack of a frontal sulcus and the low palp formula ( PF 3/3).


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