Megalomyrmex miri Brandao 1990

Formicidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Arthropoda, Animalia


worker face view

worker lateral view

Image catalogue of holotype worker, images by Rachelle Adams, University of Texas (click here).

Identification

Mandibles with large apical tooth, smaller subapical tooth, and 5-6 smaller denticles of more or less uniform size; eyes small, 5 facets in maximum diameter; epipetiolar carina complete; petiole with anteroventral tooth that is a transverse flange; color yellow.

Range

Costa Rica. Known only from the types from Zent.

Natural History

Megalomyrmex miri is known only from the types, which were collected by W. M. Mann in Zent, and had no biological data.

Literature Cited

Brandčo, C. R. F. 1990. Systematic revision of the Neotropical ant genus Megalomyrmex Forel (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae), with the description of thirteen new species. Arquivos de Zoologia (Sao Paulo) 31:411-481.


Page author:

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


Date of this version: 1 April 2005.
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