Myopias crawleyi

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Myopias crawleyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Myopias
Species: M. crawleyi
Binomial name
Myopias crawleyi
(Donisthorpe, 1941)


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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

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

  • nitida. Trapeziopelta nitida Crawley, 1924: 384, fig. 2 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). [Junior secondary homonym of nitida Smith, F., above.] Replacement name: crawleyi Donisthorpe, 1941k: 237.
  • crawleyi. Trapeziopelta crawleyi Donisthorpe, 1941k: 237. Replacement name for Trapeziopelta nitida Crawley, 1924: 384. [Junior secondary homonym of Ponera nitida Smith, F. 1861b: 45.] 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)
  • Crawley, W. C. 1924a. Ants from Sumatra, with biological notes by Edward Jacobson. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 9(13): 380-409 (page 384, [Junior secondary homonym of Ponera nitida Smith, F. 1861b: 45.])
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1941m. Synonymical notes, etc., on Formicidae (Hym.). Entomol. Mon. Mag. 77: 237-240 (page 237, Replacement name for Trapeziopelta nitida)
  • Smith, F. 1861b. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the islands of Ceram, Celebes, Ternate, and Gilolo. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 6: 36-48 (page 45, primary homonym)