Strumigenys minutula Terayama & Kubota

Lin, C. C. & Wu, W. J., 1996, Revision of the ant genus Strumigenys Fr. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Taiwan., Chinese Journal of Entomology 16, pp. 137-152: 148

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Strumigenys minutula Terayama & Kubota


Strumigenys minutula Terayama & Kubota  HNS  (Fig. 7)

Strumigenys minutula Terayama  HNS  & Kubo- ta, 1989. Jap. J. Entomol. 57: 782

Material examined: KAOHSIUNG HSIEN: Maolin, 1 female, 87 workers, 19. XII.1992, CCL. PINTUNG HSIEN: Chia- leshui, 2 females. 33 workers. 18.XII 1992. CCL. TAITUNG HSIEN: Lanyu. 10 workers. 6.XI.1989. YCS.

Distribution: Taiwan. Japan.

Remarks: The species is easily dis tinguished from the other known specie; of the genus by its small size (TL 1.70-1.96 mm, in worker caste) and relatively shori and strongly arcuate mandibles (Fig. 7) This species is distributed in Taiwan anc Lanyu (Orchid Is.).