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*Smaller species (HW 0.37–0.39 mm). Sculpture predominantly foveate (Fig. 2B) . . . . . ''[[Cerapachys alii]]''  
 
*Smaller species (HW 0.37–0.39 mm). Sculpture predominantly foveate (Fig. 2B) . . . . . ''[[Cerapachys alii]]''  
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*Antenna 11 segmented. . . . . ''[[Cerapachys besucheti]]''
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*Antenna 12 segmented <span style="background:#F5F5F5">[[#4|'''. . . . . 4''']]</span>
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*Petiole with dorsum rounding into sides; dorsolateral margins absent or vestigial (Fig. 3A) <span style="background:#F5F5F5">[[#6|'''. . . . . 6''']]</span>
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*Petiole with strong overhanging dorsolateral margins (Fig. 3B) <span style="background:#F5F5F5">[[#5|'''. . . . . 5''']]</span>
  
 
[[Category:Identification key|Cerapachys]][[Category:Cerapachys]][[Category:India]]
 
[[Category:Identification key|Cerapachys]][[Category:Cerapachys]][[Category:India]]

Revision as of 13:47, 27 November 2014

This worker key is based on: Bharti H, Ali Akbar S. 2013b. Taxonomic studies on the ant genus Cerapachys Smith (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from India. ZooKeys 336: 79–103. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.336.5719 PDF

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