Myrmoteras barbouri

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Myrmoteras barbouri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmoteratini
Genus: Myrmoteras
Species: M. barbouri
Binomial name
Myrmoteras barbouri
Creighton, 1930

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Type Specimen Label

Synonyms

Workers have been found in forest leaf litter and are presumed, based on their behavior, to be predacious (Moffett 1986).

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia (type locality), Malaysia.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • barbouri. Myrmoteras barbouri Creighton, 1930a: 185, fig. 2; pl. 11, fig. 6 (w.) INDONESIA (Java). Moffett, 1985b: 21 (q.). Combination in M. (Myrmoteras): Moffett, 1985b: 20. Senior synonym of kemneri: Moffett, 1985b: 20. See also: Moffett, 1986b: 85.
  • kemneri. Myrmoteras kemneri Wheeler, W.M. 1933e: 73, fig. 1 (w.) INDONESIA (Java). Junior synonym of barbouri: Moffett, 1985b: 20.

Description

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