Myrmoteras williamsi, Wheeler

Agosti, D., 1992, Revision of the ant genus Myrmoteras in the Malay Archipelago (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)., Revue Suisse de Zoologie 99, pp. 405-429: 428

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Myrmoteras williamsi


williamsi Wheeler  

Myrmoteras williamsi Wheeler   , 1919: 146. Syntypes 2 winged queens, 1 male, PHILIPPINES, Luzon, Los Banos (F.X. Williams), MCZC [not examined],   [Description of worker: Creighton, 1930: 189. fig. 2 pi. 11, fig. 4.; see also Moffett, 1985: figs 40, 44],

Diagnosis. TL 1.30-1.40. HL 0.95-1.00, HW 0.95-1.00, Cl 100, SL 1.10, SI 113, EL 0.55-0.58. ML 1.38-1.50, Ml 145-151. PF 6/4 (two workers).

The combination of the granulate sculpture on the head in full frontal view and on the dorsum of the pronotum, and the high pronotum and propodeum is unique within Myrmoteras   .


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