Radchenko & Elmes, 1999
Nothing is known about the biology of Myrmica wittmeri.
Radchenko and Elmes (2010) – A member of the smythiesii group that distinctly differs from the other species of this group by its much darker colour and reduced sculpture on the alitrunk.
Keys including this Species
Known only from the type localities in India (Himahal Pradesh State) and Pakistan.
Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists
Distribution based on AntMaps
Distribution based on AntWeb specimens
Check data from AntWeb
Known only from the worker caste.
The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- wittmeri. Myrmica wittmeri Radchenko & Elmes, 1999a: 38, fig. 3 (11-14) (w.) PAKISTAN. See also: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 326.
Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.
Radchenko and Elmes (2010) - named for the collector, the coleopterologist Dr. Walter Wittmer (1915-1998) of the Natural History Museum, Basle, Switzerland.
- Radchenko, A. G.; Elmes, G. W. 1999a. Ten new species of Myrmica (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from the Himalaya. Vestn. Zool. 33(3): 27-46 PDF (page 38, fig. 3 (11-14) worker described)
- Radchenko, A.G. & Elmes, G.W. 2010. Myrmica ants of the Old World. Fauna Mundi 3: 1-789.