Myrmecina modesta subarmata

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Myrmecina modesta subarmata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Myrmecina
Species: M. modesta
Subspecies: M. modesta subarmata
Trinomial name
Myrmecina modesta subarmata
Mann, 1919

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Syntype Specimen Label

Almost no information is available for this subspecies.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Solomon Islands (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Known only from the worker caste. No further information.



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

  • subarmata. Myrmecina modesta subsp. subarmata Mann, 1919: 337 (w.) SOLOMON IS.


Worker. Length 2.50 - 2.75 mm.

Differing from Myrmecina modesta in having the propodeal spines much reduced in size, being less than half as long as the propodeal declivity, triangular in shape and not acute at apex.

MCZ Type 9,187.