Vombisidris Species Groups

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Based on Bolton (1991) and Zettel and Sorger (2010).

Vombisidris tibeta and Vombisidris umbrabdomina are not been included in these groups.

Vombisidris genus page / Key to Vombisidris workers

Vomdisidris Groups

australis group

Subocular groove complete. Legs and antennae relatively short. Metanotal groove vestigial to absent. A convenience-group to hold species not fitting any of the above groups.

bilongrudi group

Subocular groove incomplete or absent.

dryas group

Subocular groove complete. Legs and antennae relatively short (key couplet 3). Propodeal spines short to long but not usually downcurved. Metanotal groove broad and strongly impressed in profile, trench-like.

philax group

Subocular groove complete. Legs and antennae relatively long (key couplet 3). Propodeal spines long and downcurved. Metanotal groove vestigial to absent.

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