Key to Baracidris species

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This key is based on Fernandez (2003)[1]

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  • Body without standing pilosity and with appressed pubescence; mesosoma dorsally with punctures; HW less than 0.46 mm ..... 2
  • Body with standing pilosity on head, petiole and postpetiole, less on mesosoma, without appressed pubescence; promesonotum dorsally with a large central area smooth and shining, devoid of punctures; HW > 0.46 mm (Kenya, Uganda) ..... Baracidris pilosa
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  • Central portion of anterior clypeal margin not produced into a narrow truncated lobe; vertexal margin in full face view indented or concave medially (Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria) ..... Baracidris meketra
Baracidris meketra casent0901013 p 1 high.jpg
  • Central portion of anterior clypeal margin produced into a narrow truncated lobe; vertexal margin in full face view not indented or concave medially (Gabon) ..... Baracidris sitra
Baracidris sitra casent0406851 profile 1.jpg

References

  1. Fernández, F. 2003b. Revision of the myrmicinae ants of the Adelomyrmex genus-group. Zootaxa 361: 1-52. [19.xi.2003.]