Myrmoteras donisthorpei, Wheeler

Agosti, D., 1992, Revision of the ant genus Myrmoteras in the Malay Archipelago (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)., Revue Suisse de Zoologie 99, pp. 405-429: 423

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Myrmoteras donisthorpei


donisthorpei Wheeler  

Myrmoteras donisthorpei Wheeler   , 1916: 14, fig. 3. Holotype dealate queen, E- Malaysia, Sarawak, Mt. Matang, 16.1.1914 (G.E. Bryant); MCZC [Not examined; for description of worker see Moffett, 1985: 42 and figs 32, 35.]   .

Diagnosis. TL 1.19-1.28, HL 0.82-0.91, HW 0.83-0.90, Cl 97-101, SL 0.84-0.98, SI, EL 0.56-0.61. ML 1.20-1.38, MI 146-154, PF 5/4 or 5/3.

The following combination of characters is unique for donisthorpei   . Sculpture of head in full frontal view, including the frontal sulcus and clypeus, and the dorsum of pronotum and mesonotum granulate, occiput smooth and shining; trochanter and femora much brighter then the remaining body.


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