Myopias castaneicola

AntWiki - Where Ant Biologists Share Their Knowledge
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Myopias castaneicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Myopias
Species: M. castaneicola
Binomial name
Myopias castaneicola
(Donisthorpe, 1938)

Myopias castaneicola casent0902520 p 1 high.jpg

Myopias castaneicola casent0902520 d 1 high.jpg

Specimen Labels


Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb




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

  • castaneicola. Trapeziopelta castaneicola Donisthorpe, 1938d: 596 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in Myopias: Bolton, 1995b: 269.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 269, Combination in Myopias)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1938d. New species and varieties of ants from New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(1): 593-599 (page 596, worker described)