Myrmoteras chondrogastrum, Moffett

Agosti, D., 1992, Revision of the ant genus Myrmoteras in the Malay Archipelago (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)., Revue Suisse de Zoologie 99, pp. 405-429: 420

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Myrmoteras chondrogastrum


chondrogastrum Moffett  

Myrmoteras chondrogastrum Moffett   , 1985: 38, figs 31, 34. Holotype worker, E- Malaysia, Sarawak, 4th Division, Gunung Mulu National Park, v.-viii. 1978 (P.M. Hammond and J.E. Marshall) #49; BMNH [examined]   .

Diagnosis. TL 1.72, HL 1.10, HW 1.02, Cl 93, SL 1.22, SI 120, EL 0.70, El 69, ML unknown, tips broken, PF 5/4.

The granulate sculpture of the gaster is unique within Myrmoteras', slightly bicoloured with the alitrunk yellowish brown and the gaster and head darker.


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