Stenamma JTL-018 Longino ms.

Myrmicinae, Formicidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Arthropoda, Animalia

worker lateral view

worker face view

Discussion of schmidti complex (click here).


Costa Rica: Cordillera Volcanica Central at 2000m.


Basal margin of mandible with notch, formed by sinuous indentation of basal margin and small denticle on proximal edge of notch; size large, WL 1.24mm; in full face view, anterior clypeal margin emarginate medially, downturned portion with two small median teeth between lateral teeth; face with combination of highly smooth and polished posterior surface and a fan of diverging subparallel rugae between the frontal carinae.

Natural History

I know this species from one worker, collected in a Berlese sample from the 2000m site on the Barva Transect in Braulio Carrillo National Park.


Literature Cited

Page author:

John T. Longino, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505

Date of this version: 29 September 2004.
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