Myopias minima

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Myopias minima
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Myopias
Species: M. minima
Binomial name
Myopias minima
Jaitrong, Tasen & Guénard, 2018

The type series of M. minima was found nesting inside a small dead branch in an advanced stage of decomposition on the forest floor of a lowland rainforest.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Thailand (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • minima. Myopias minima Jaitrong, Tasen & Guénard, 2018: 162, figs. 28-33 (w.q.) THAILAND.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 2 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen.
    • Type-locality: holotype Thailand: Pattalung Prov., Sribanpot Dist., Riang Thong Waterfall, 7.70782500°N, 99.81130000°E, 250 m., 24.viii.2002, no. WJT07-TH-2041, rotting wood (W. Jaitrong); paratypes with same data.
    • Type-depository: TNHM.
    • Distribution: Thailand.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Jaitrong W., W. Tasen, and B. Guénard. 2018. The ant genus Myopias Roger, 1861 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae) in Thailand, with descriptions of three new species. Zootaxa 4526: 151–174.