Myopias sakaeratensis

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

The type series was collected from a rotten log on the forest floor in a lowland dry evergreen forest. One specimen from Phu Kheao wildlife sanctuary was collected using a pitfall trap in a dry dipterocarp forest.



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.

  • sakaeratensis. Myopias sakaeratensis Jaitrong, Tasen & Guénard, 2018: 166, figs. 34-36 (w.) THAILAND.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 3 paratype workers.
    • Type-locality: holotype Thailand: Nakhon Ratchasima Prov., Wang Nam Kheao Dist., Sakaerat Environmental Research Station (ERS), 14.51013900°N, 101.95238900°E, 270 m., 7.v.2002, no. WJT070502-1, dry evergreen forest (D. Wiwatwitaya); paratypes: 2 workers with same data, 1 worker with same data but 12.v.2002 (C. Bourmas).
    • 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.