Key to Emeryopone

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This worker key is based on: Varghese, T. 2006b. Description of a new species of the ponerine ant genus Emeryopone from Karnataka, India. Biospectra 1: 98-92. PDF

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Emeryopone

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  • Small in size, total length less than 3.20 mm,. HL 0.73 mm, HW 0.58 mm, SL 0.56m . . . . . Emeryopone loebli
Emeryopone loebli casent0915184 p 1 high.jpg


  • Larger in size, total length more than 3.50 mm, HL > 0.80 mm, HW > 0.70 mm, SL > 0.60 mm . . . . . 2

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  • Head length > 1.0 mm, HW > 0.80 mm, SL > 0.80 mm . . . . . 3

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  • Petiolar node in profile broadly triangular, PTL 0.40 mm, PTW 0.44 mm, CI 0.77 mm, SI 1.30mm, PTI 1.67 m . . . . . Emeryopone franzi
Emeryopone franzi casent0915183 p 1 high.jpg
  • Petiolar node in profile rectangular, PTL 0.37 mm, PTW 0.53 mm, CI 0.80 mm, SI 1.04 mm, PTI 1.40 mm . . . . . Emeryopone melaina

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  • Total length 4.00-4.50 mm, CI 0.82 mm, SI 1.22 mm, ANTMI 0.48 mm, PTI 1.60 mm, eyes larger in size . . . . . Emeryopone buttelreepeni
Emeryopone buttelreepeni, worker, side,I GA1439.jpg
  • Total length 3.8 mm, CI 0.86 mm, SI 1.29 mm, ANTMI 0.43 mm, PTI 1.22 mm, eyes very small 0.05 m . . . . . Emeryopone narendrani