Myrmoteras wolasi, Moffett

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 wolasi


wolasi Moffett  

Myrmoteras wolasi Moffett   . 1985:52, figs 41, 45. Holotype worker, Indonesia, S.E. Sulawesi, 1-2 km East of Wolasi, 42 South of Kendari, ca. 350 m, 13.-14.vii. 1972 (W.L. Brown), rainforest. MCZC [not examined]   .

Diagnosis. TL 1.20. HL 0.88, HW 0.88. Cl 100. SL 0.96, SI 109, EL 0.55, El 63, ML 1.23, MI 141. PF 6/4.

The combination of the palpformule ( PF 6/4), the granulate sculpture on both the clypeus and the frontal area, the longitudinal rugose sculpture on the frons, but not on the occiput and on the dorsum of the alitrunk. and the flat dorsum of the propodeum in lateral view, are unique within Myagroteras   .


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