Key to US Technomyrmex species

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Key to workers of Technomyrmex known from the United States, based on Bolton (2007).

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  • With head in profile the dorsum behind the level of the posterior margin of the eye with one or two pairs of setae => Technomyrmex difficilis
Technomyrmex difficilis casent0003318 head 1.jpg
Technomyrmex difficilis casent0003318 profile 1.jpg
  • With head in profile the dorsum behind the level of the posterior margin of the eye without setae => Technomyrmex vitiensis
Technomyrmex vitiensis casent0005326 head 1.jpg
Technomyrmex vitiensis casent0005326 profile 1.jpg

References

  • Bolton, B. 2007. Taxonomy of the dolichoderine ant genus Technomyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) based on the worker caste. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 35(1): 1-149.