Cerapachys JTL-005 Longino ms

Formicidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Arthropoda, Animalia

worker lateral view

Additional images: worker mesosoma dorsal view (small, large); metasoma dorsal view (small, large).

Range

Costa Rica (Cordillera de Tilarán, Monteverde).

Identification

Antennae 11-segmented; in lateral view, dorsal and ventral margins of fourth abdominal segment convex; pilosity relatively long, giving a scruffy appearance; dorsum of third abdominal segment with distinctly formed, entire, puncta; dorsum of fourth abdominal segment punctate anteriorly; compared to JTL-001, pilosity relatively more decumbent and size larger.

Natural History

This species is known from one Winkler sample from the Monteverde cloud forest.


Page author:

John T. Longino, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505 USA.longinoj@evergreen.edu


Date of this version: 27 July 2004.
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