Myopias emeryi

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Myopias emeryi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Myopias
Species: M. emeryi
Binomial name
Myopias emeryi
(Forel, 1913)

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They prey upon, and are likely specialized predators of, millipedes. Colonies are known to contain multiple queens.

Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • emeryi. Trapeziopelta emeryi Forel, 1913k: 16, fig. E (w.) INDONESIA (Java). Combination in Myopias: Bolton, 1995b: 269.

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