Strumigenys liukueiensis 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 liukueiensis Terayama & Kubota


Strumigenys liukueiensis Terayama & Kubota  HNS  (Figs. 6, 12)

Strumigenys liukueiensis Terayama  HNS  & Ku- bota. 1989. Jap. J. Entomol. 57: 785.

Material examined: KEELUNG CITY: Paommgsu, 2 workers, 26.VI. 1992, CCL.

Distribution: Taiwan.

Remarks: The species resembles S. solifontis Brown  HNS  from Taiwan and Japan. However, it is distinguished from solifo- ntis (Figs. 8, 14) by the head and mesosoma with much more abundant, long erect hairs (Figs. 6. 12) and in female, the dorsal outline of mesosoma in profile relatively more even.