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The following key to Australian ''[[Peronomyrmex]]'' is based on Shattuck (2006)<ref name="Ref1">Shattuck, S.O. (2006) A third species in the rare Australian ant genus ''Peronomyrmex'' Viehmeyer (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa, 1194, 49–55.</ref> and Shattuck & Hinkley (2002)<ref name="Ref2">Shattuck, S. O., Hinkley, S. (2002). A second species in the ant genus Peronomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) . Australian Journal of Entomology. 41 : 104–105.</ref>.
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The following key to ''[[Peronomyrmex]]'' species is based on Shattuck (2006<ref name="Ref1">Shattuck, S.O. (2006) A third species in the rare Australian ant genus ''Peronomyrmex'' Viehmeyer (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa, 1194, 49–55.</ref>) and Shattuck & Hinkley (2002<ref name="Ref2">Shattuck, S. O., Hinkley, S. (2002). A second species in the ant genus ''Peronomyrmex'' (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) . Australian Journal of Entomology. 41 : 104–105.</ref>).
 
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Revision as of 03:51, 30 May 2011

The following key to Peronomyrmex species is based on Shattuck (2006[1]) and Shattuck & Hinkley (2002[2]).

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  • Sculpturing on dorsum of head essentially absent, limited to small, scattered punctures or superficial reticulations => 2

2

  • Antennal scrobes relatively well developed, with distinct rugae along inner margins; posterior face of postpetiole essentially flat; area between humeral angles convex => Peronomyrmex overbecki
  • Antennal scrobes little more than shallow troughs, lacking rugae along their margins; posterior face of postpetiole broadly concave; area between humeral angles flat => Peronomyrmex greavesi

References

  1. Shattuck, S.O. (2006) A third species in the rare Australian ant genus Peronomyrmex Viehmeyer (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa, 1194, 49–55.
  2. Shattuck, S. O., Hinkley, S. (2002). A second species in the ant genus Peronomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) . Australian Journal of Entomology. 41 : 104–105.