Metapone truki

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Metapone truki
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Metapone
Species: M. truki
Binomial name
Metapone truki
Smith, M.R., 1953

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Specimen labels


(In gynes & workers) Striae in relevant areas less-strongly developed and less-regular; partly effaced, especially on frons and cheeks (Figs 81–90). Clypeal proboscis relatively short and broad (Figs 81, 83, 86, 88). Petiole relatively short in lateral and dorsal view (Figs 82, 84, 85, 87,89). Subpetiolar extension similar to alternative, but with its apex acutely pointed (Figs 82, 85, 87, 90) (mainland New Guinea, gyne and worker).

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Micronesia (Federated States of) (type locality), New Guinea.

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Metapone truki for further details




The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • truki. Metapone truki Smith, M.R. 1953d: 135 (w.) TRUK I.