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Dubovikov (2004) - Closely related to the genus Bothriomyrmex in habitus, but differs from it in the palpal index 6:4 (4:3, 2:3, or 2:2 in species of Bothriomyrmex) and in the presence of the median hypostoma (absent in Bothriomyrmex). Worker. Palpal index 6:4. Eyes small (with about 20 facets), situated near antennal sockets; simple ocelli absent. Antennae 12-segmented. Mandibules with 4 or 5 small teeth. Median hypostoma developed, without emargination. Metanotal depression deep. Main surface of propodeum situated distinctly below mesonotum.
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Only known from the worker caste.
The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.
- NEBOTHRIOMYRMEX [Dolichoderinae: Leptomyrmecini]
- Nebothriomyrmex Dubovikov, 2004a: 522. Type-species: Nebothriomyrmex majeri, by original designation.
The name of the new genus is formed by the negative prefex “ne” and the name of the genus Bothriomyrmex, to which specimens of the new species were erroneously referred previously.
- Dubovikoff, D.A. 2004b. Nebothriomyrmex majeri gen. et sp. n., a new genus and species of ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Dolichoderinae) from Australia. Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie 83(2): 487-489, 511 (page 487, Nebothriomyrmex as genus)
- Dubovikoff, D.A. 2005. The system of taxon Bothriomyrmex Emery, 1869 sensu lato (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and relatives genera. Kavkazskii Entomologicheskii Byulleten 1(1): 89-94 (page 92, Nebothriomyrmex in Iridomyrmecina)
- Heterick, B. E. 2009a. A guide to the ants of South-western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 76: 1-206. Part 1.