Myrmoteras tonboli, Agosti, D., 1992

Agosti, D., 1992, Revision of the ant genus Myrmoteras in the Malay Archipelago (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)., Revue Suisse de Zoologie 99, pp. 405-429: 427

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.10693

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scientific name

Myrmoteras tonboli
status

new species

tonboli  new species

(Figs 8, 13, 14)

Holotype worker. TL 1.66, HL 1.00, HW 1.00, Cl 100, SL 1.20, SI 120, EL 0.62, El 62, ML 1.64, MI 164. PF 5/3. Head, pronotum and propodeum only with sculpture between the frontal carinae. Frontal sulcus, and sulcus posterior the clypeus and medially of the eyes distinct and narrow. Mesonotum laterally with a longitudinal fold and dorsally few smooth transversal rugae. Few erect hairs on the dorsum of the alitrunk, anteriorely of the dorsum of the mesonotum a pair of hairs and two hairs on the mesonotal spiracles.

As arcoelinae  but with the alitrunk shining and stouter, and fewer hairs on the alitrunk.

Material examined: Holotype worker, E-. Malaysia, Sabah, G. Kinabalu, 1500-1600 m, 24.iv.1987 (D.H. Burckhardt & I. Löbl), leaf litter, MHNG  .

MHNG

Switzerland, Geneva, Museum d'Histoire Naturelle