Myrmoteras iriodum, Moffett

Agosti, D., 1992, Revision of the ant genus Myrmoteras in the Malay Archipelago (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)., Revue Suisse de Zoologie 99, pp. 405-429: 413

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Myrmoteras iriodum


iriodum Moffett  

Myrmoteras iriodum Moffett   , 1985: 24, figs 13, 17. Holotype 1 worker, Indonesia, Kalimantan, 17-46 km W Batulitjin, 1972, W.L. Brown, lowland rainforest, hollow stick in litter, #B 18, MCZC.   Partypes 6 workers and I dealate female, same locality, MCZC, BMNH [examined]   .

Diagnosis. Holotype and five paratypes TL 1.80-1.82, HL 1.17-1.22, HW 1.14-1.20, Cl 97-99, SL 1.36-1.40, SI 115-120, EL 0.72-0.76, ML 1.68-1.74, MI 142-145, PF 5/3.

Whole body yellowish brown, dull with some iridescent shine. Lateral part of mesonotum with spacious reticulate sculpture.


USA, Massachusetts, Cambridge, Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology


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