Myopias xiphias

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Myopias xiphias
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Myopias
Species: M. xiphias
Binomial name
Myopias xiphias
(Emery, 1900)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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




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

  • xiphias. Trapeziopelta xiphias Emery, 1900c: 313, pl. 8, fig. 2 (q.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in Myopias: Bolton, 1995b: 270.


Description based upon a single specimen collected by Friedrich Wilhelmshafen.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 270, Combination in Myopias)