Myrmecina taiwana

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Myrmecina taiwana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Myrmecina
Species: M. taiwana
Binomial name
Myrmecina taiwana
Terayama, 1985

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Taiwan (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • taiwana. Myrmecina taiwana Terayama, 1985a: 38, figs. 6-10 (w.q.) TAIWAN. See also: Lin & Wu, 1998: 90.

Description

References

  • Lin, C. C.; Wu 1998. The ant tribe Myrmecinini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Taiwan. Chin. J. Entomol. 18:83-100. (page 90, see also)
  • Terayama, M. 1985d. Two new species of the ant genus Myrmecina (Insecta; Hymenoptera; Formicidae) from Japan and Taiwan. Edaphologia. 32:35-40. (page 38, figs. 6-10; worker, queen described)