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Monday, December 31, 2012

Myopias sp

The Myopias genus looks a bit like Plectrotena genus which is mostly documented in the African continent.

Two workers of Myopias ants.
Two workers of Plectroctena ants

There is a minor size variation in the workers.
Two workers of Plectroctena ants

Top view of this Myopias ant worker.
Top view of this Plectroctena ant worker

Lateral view of Myopias sp.
Lateral view of Plectroctena sp

Front view of Myopias sp.
Front view of Plectroctena sp.

Myopias sp. workers are monomorphic and measured at 10 millimeters.

Myopias sp.
Plectroctena sp

Myopias sp.

Myopias sp.
Plectroctena sp

Myopias sp.
Plectroctena sp

Myopias sp.
Plectroctena sp

Plectroctena sp

Myopias sp.
Plectroctena sp

Top Node: cellular organisms
Superkingdom: Eukayota 2759
Opisthokonta 33154
Kingdom: Metazoa 33208 (aka Animalia)
(No Rank): Eumetazoa 6072
(No Rank): Bilateria 33213
(No Rank): Protostomia 33317
(No Rank): Ecdysozoa 1206784
(No Rank):Panarthropoda 88770
Phylum: Arthropoda 6656
(No Rank): Mandibulata 197563
(No Rank): Pancrustacea 197562
Superclass: Hexapoda 6960
Class: Insecta 50557
(No Rank): Dicondylia 85512
(No Rank): Petrygota 7496
Subclass: Neoptera33340
Infraclass: Endopterygota 33392
Order: Hymenoptera 7399
(No Rank): Apocrita 7400
Suborder: Aculeata 7434
Superfamily: Vespoidea 34725
Family: Formicidae 36668
Subfamily: Formicinae 7479
Tribe - Camponotini 72773
Genus - Camponotus 13390
Subfamily: Ponerinae 43085
Tribe: Ponerini 141711
Genus: Myopias 369171

Last Updated: 2013 02 02
First Posted: 2012 12 31
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  1. Hello Mr. Quah,

    Could it be Myopias? The distribution of this genus fits with your samples

    Best regards,

    Júlio Chaul


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