Wasmannia williamsoni Kusnezov 1952

Myrmicinae, Formicidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Arthropoda, Animalia

Range

Argentina.

Identification

Petiolar node rounded, with sloping anterior and posterior faces, and without sharply differentiated dorsal face; antennal scrobe narrow, not extending to side of head, ventral margin defined by preocular carina that runs from dorsal margin of eye to margin of vertex; side of head posterior to eye dorsoventrally rounded, not angulate; face between frontal carinae with about 12 distinct longitudinal striae overlaying strong punctate sculpture; propodeal spiracle small, diameter less than width of base of propodeal spine; head width greater than 0.54mm; striae on face somewhat less parallel than on sulcaticeps, becoming irregular near margin of vertex; color uniformly dark maroon, abdomen black; anterior and posterior faces of petiolar node similarly rounded.

Similar species: sulcaticeps.

Comments

See sulcaticeps.


Page authors:

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

Fernando Fernández, Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Apartado 7495, Bogotá D.C., COLOMBIA


Date of this version: 26 September 2007.
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