Cerapachys JTL-006 Longino ms

Formicidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Arthropoda, Animalia

worker lateral view

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


Costa Rica (Osa Peninsula).


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 a glassy, dimpled look, puncta shallow and partially effaced; dorsum of fourth abdominal segment with puncta effaced posteriorly, forming shallow crescents; face and pronotal dorsum with dense, finely spaced puncta.

Natural History

This species is known from one specimen from a Winkler sample from Rancho Quemado on the Osa Peninsula, in lowland rainforest habitat.

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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