Myrmoteras

Agosti, D., 1992, Revision of the ant genus Myrmoteras in the Malay Archipelago (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)., Revue Suisse de Zoologie 99, pp. 405-429: 412

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Myrmoteras
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Subgenus Myrmoteras   Forel

Myrmoteras   Forel, 1893: 607. Type species Myrmoteras binghami Forel   , by monotypy.

Diagnosis. Myrmoteras   ant with the following diagnostic characters.

1 Labrum coneshaped (Mo5), in full frontal view only the basal part with the most raised point with the insertions of the trigger hairs visible.

2 Trigger hairs present (Fig. 3, Mo5).

3 Mandibles with the apical part bent ventral (Fig. 3).

4 Frontal sulcus absent or at most feably developed (Fig. 34).

5 Body with an iridescent shine.

Characters 1 and 2 are autopomorphies of this subgenus (Moffett,, 1985)