Myopias papua

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Myopias papua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Myopias
Species: M. papua
Binomial name
Myopias papua
Snelling, R.R., 2008

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Myopias papua for further details




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

  • punctigera. Trapeziopelta punctigera Emery, 1901h: 155 (w.) NEW GUINEA. [Junior primary homonym of punctigera Emery, above.] Combination in Myopias: Bolton, 1995b: 270. Replacement name: papua Snelling, R.R. 2008: 261.
  • papua. Myopias papua Snelling, R.R. 2008: 261. Replacement name for Trapeziopelta punctigera Emery, 1901h: 155. [Junior primary homonym of punctigera Emery, 1900d: 663.]